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Train tickets from Portland to Seattle

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Portland (PDX)
Seattle (SEA)
Thu 6/30
Fri 7/8
The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
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Amtrak
Direct
3h 25m
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3h 25m
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3h 25m
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Portland to Seattle train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from Portland to Seattle

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$54

ONE-WAY FROM

$27

AVG TRAVEL TIME

3h 35m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from Portland to Seattle found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $54
The best one-way train deal from Portland to Seattle found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $27
Average time it takes to travel by train from Portland to Seattle
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Book round-trip train tickets from Portland to Seattle

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from Portland to Seattle that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Aug 28
4:20 amPortland Union Station
3h 25m
7:45 amSeattle King Street Station
Aug 30
2:10 pmSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
5:35 pmPortland Union Station
Amtrak
Aug 24
4:20 amPortland Union Station
3h 25m
7:45 amSeattle King Street Station
Aug 26
3:22 amSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
6:47 amPortland Union Station
Amtrak
Jul 28
3:25 pmPortland Union Station
3h 25m
6:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
Aug 5
2:10 pmSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
5:35 pmPortland Union Station
Amtrak
Jul 29
3:25 pmPortland Union Station
3h 25m
6:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
Aug 2
2:10 pmSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
5:35 pmPortland Union Station
Amtrak
Jul 24
3:25 pmPortland Union Station
3h 25m
6:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
Jul 31
3:22 amSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
6:47 amPortland Union Station
Amtrak
Jul 15
3:25 pmPortland Union Station
3h 25m
6:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
Jul 17
3:22 amSeattle King Street Station
3h 25m
6:47 amPortland Union Station

Book one-way train tickets from Portland to Seattle

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Portland to Seattle we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Jul 21
3:25 pmPortland Union Station
3h 25m
6:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
Amtrak
Jul 12
3:25 pmPortland Union Station
3h 25m
6:50 pmSeattle King Street Station
Amtrak
Jul 28
3:25 pmPortland Union Station
3h 25m
6:50 pmSeattle King Street Station

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FAQs for booking trains from Portland to Seattle

When traveling on trains from Portland to Seattle, the main departure station is the Portland Union Station (PDX). This train station operates multiple Amtrak routes, including the Coast Starlight and Amtrak Cascades that go to Seattle. Portland Union Station is directly north of the city center of Portland. Nonetheless, due to its proximity to the city, it may be more convenient for passengers to get train tickets out of the Vancouver, WA Train Station. To get from the Vancouver Train Station to the Portland Union Station, there are bus and tram routes. The arrival station in Seattle is the King Street Station (SEA), located in South Downtown Seattle. The station has connections with other Amtrak and city train lines.

Yes, pets are allowed to ride on both of the Amtrak routes operating the trains from Portland to Seattle. These routes are the Amtrak Cascades, running multiple times a day, and the Coast Starlight, running once daily. The pet policy for these Portland to Seattle trains are that small cats are dogs are allowed. Your four-legged friend must travel in a pet carrier that cannot weigh over 20 lbs combined with the weight of the animal. Your pet carrier counts as one of the allowed carry-on items per passenger. The possibility of traveling with your animals is subject to availability, so make sure to book your pet’s spot in advance, since the number of animals per cabin class is limited depending on the type of train you’re traveling on. Passengers can expect to pay a fee to bring their small cat or dog with them.

In general, all Amtrak trains, including the trains to Seattle from Portland, allow at least two small personal items and two carry-on bags per passenger. These carry-on bags can weigh up to 50 lbs each. Any overweight or excessive baggage will require paying a fee. As for checked bags, the allowance depends on the type of Amtrak train route as well as the services offered at both the departure and arrival train stations. In the case of the trains to Seattle from Portland, both the Amtrak Cascades and the Coast Starlight trains allow checked bags on board. In addition, both the Portland Union station and the King Street Station in Seattle have checked baggage services. Therefore, each passenger has up to two checked bags included in their train to Seattle from Portland fare. This checked luggage must weigh 50 lbs or less.

The Amtrak trains running the routes between Portland and Seattle are the Amtrak Cascades and the Coast Starlight. The Portland to Seattle trains with free Wi-Fi are the routes operated by the Amtrak Cascades. This complimentary Wi-Fi service allows simple web browsing, text messaging, as well as checking emails for those who wish to work and stay connected onboard the Amtrak Cascades. The limited bandwidth of the service does not support any streaming websites or applications, nor the possibility of downloading heavy files. Apart from the free Wi-Fi onboard the Amtrak Cascades, along with the Coast Starlight, both train routes have a café service on board. This Amtrak Café offers a variety of hot and cold beverages along with snacks, for purchase. Passengers booking tickets on the Amtrak Cascades have the choice of traveling either in Business Class or in Coach Class. As for those riding on the Coast Starlight route, apart from Business and Coach class, travelers may also choose cabins with rooms.

For this week, you can purchase tickets from Portland to Seattle starting at $27 one-way.

The quickest train available from Portland will take 3h 25m to arrive in Seattle. The time it takes to travel between these two locations can vary by up to 0h 10m, depending on whether your train has stops or different departure times. Take the Amtrak train from Portland and you’ll arrive in your destination quickly.

The train offering service from Portland to Seattle Amtrak. Amtrak has been found as the cheapest option available at $54 round-trip.

Based on just travel duration our users have found a flight from Portland to Seattle to be the fastest option to their destination at just 0h 51m. If travel time is less of a concern you may want to look into booking some alternative forms of transportation like a train from Portland to Seattle or a bus from Portland to Seattle.

A bus from Portland to Seattle is currently going to be the least expensive option currently available. You can also find deals for a flight from Portland to Seattle starting at $136, or consider a train from Portland to Seattle starting at $54. Both of these alternative options are worth considering when looking to reach your destination.

There are 145.2 mi between Portland and Seattle/Tacoma Intl. By train, the distance is greater, and the train route may stop elsewhere along the way. The train usually takes 3h 25m in normal conditions.

The carbon footprint of taking the train from Portland to Seattle/Tacoma Intl is about 32lb. The train has a smaller footprint by about 66% compared to flying this route (96lb). A bus from Portland to Seattle/Tacoma Intl has a carbon footprint of about 20lb.


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