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Seattle, WA to New York, NY by train

The journey from Seattle, WA to New York, NY by train is 2,404.57 mi and takes 90 hr 7 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 9:45 AM and the last at 4:40 PM. It is possible to travel from Seattle, WA to New York, NY by train for as little as $140.49 or as much as $500.53. The best price for this journey is $140.49.

Lowest Price$140.49
Journey Duration90 hr 7 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$140.49
Highest Price$500.53
First Departure9:45 AM
Last Departure4:40 PM
Distance2,404.57 mi
DepartureSeattle, WA
ArrivalNew York, NY
CarriersAmtrak

Seattle, WA to New York, NY Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Jul 13, 2024

Take the train from Seattle, WA, to New York, NY

Take a train trip from Seattle, WA, to New York, NY, typically lasting around 90 hr 7 min. With approximately 4 train departures daily, the average ticket price is about $259.65, but fares can be found starting from $140.49.

Most services on this route are provided by Amtrak, primarily through the Empire Builder and the Lake Shore Limited lines. This remarkable journey offers passengers a chance to see America's diverse landscapes, from the thriving cityscape of Seattle, Washington, across the Great Plains and the Midwestern heartland, and finally, to the vibrant metropolis of New York City.

A variety of sleeping accommodations are available for your comfort. Options range from Roomettes, offering cozy spaces with seats that convert into beds, to larger Bedrooms that include a queen-sized bed and private bathrooms. Family Rooms, available on Superliner trains, can accommodate up to four people and offer full-sized beds, additional storage, and a private restroom. Please remember these accommodations are booked as entire units, not individual beds.

Onboard dining facilities include a Cafe Car, where all passengers can enjoy a variety of carryout-style food options. A full-service Dining Car is typically prioritized for those in sleeper classes, with meals included in the ticket price. Coach passengers can also dine here for an additional cost, subject to availability.

Your journey begins at the Seattle King Street Station, a grand historical landmark with easy connections to local buses, the Link Light Rail, and regional trains. Facilities include a waiting room, ticket office, restrooms, and a vending machine.
Your destination is Moynihan Train Hall in New York, a state-of-the-art transportation hub connected to local subway lines. It makes it easily accessible from various parts of the city. The station provides facilities such as a waiting area, restrooms, and a ticket office.

With its unparalleled blend of cultures, cuisines, and landscapes, New York City offers a unique experience. From iconic landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and Times Square to world-renowned museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and MoMA, there's so much to explore in the Big Apple.

When planning your train trip from Seattle to New York, use Virail to compare thousands of rail, bus, and flight routes to find the best price possible. Our comprehensive price calendar below lists the most cost-effective travel options between these two cities.

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Cheap train tickets from Seattle, WA to New York, NY
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Seattle, WA to New York, NY.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Seattle, WA to New York, NY, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Seattle, WA to New York, NY.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Seattle, WA - New York, NY train tickets can be found for as low as $121.77 if you’re lucky, or $210.35 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $285.80.

Find the best day to travel to New York, NY by train

When travelling to New York, NY by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Seattle, WA to New York, NY CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
270.88kg
Bus
290.23kg
Flight
773.96kg
Car
619.17kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Seattle, WA to New York, NY by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Seattle, WA and New York, NY are 270.88kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Seattle, WA and New York, NY? By taking the train between Seattle, WA and New York, NY you will save 503.08kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 19.35kg compared to a bus and 348.29kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Seattle, WA to New York, NY?
A train ticket from Seattle, WA to New York, NY is $259.65. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $140.49.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Seattle, WA to New York, NY?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Seattle, WA to New York, NY is $140.49. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Seattle, WA and New York, NY by train?
Seattle, WA to New York, NY is 2,404.57 mi.
How long does the train between Seattle, WA and New York, NY take?
Seattle, WA to New York, NY is on average 90 hr 7 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 68 hr 10 min.
How many train connections per day go from Seattle, WA to New York, NY?
Seattle, WA to New York, NY has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Seattle, WA to New York, NY leave?
The earliest train from Seattle, WA to New York, NY departs at 9:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Seattle, WA to New York, NY depart?
The latest train from Seattle, WA to New York, NY departs at 4:40 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Seattle, WA to New York, NY in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $140.49 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Seattle, WA to New York, NY by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Seattle, WA and New York, NY is 68 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct train from Seattle, WA to New York, NY?
Yes, there is a direct train between Seattle, WA and New York, NY.
What are the CO2 emissions for Seattle, WA to New York, NY by train?
The train journey from Seattle, WA to New York, NY creates 270.88kg of CO2 emissions.

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