Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA train

Cheap train tickets from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA

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11:16PMFresno, CA27h35 02:51AMSeattle, WA
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Train schedule from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA

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Fastest train times from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA

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1d 3 h 35 m

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1d 3 h 35 m

Trains per day

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Distance

1226 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Fresno, CA for Seattle, WA every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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11:16PMFresno, CA27h35 02:51AMSeattle, WA
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Overview: Train from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA

distanceDistance760 miles (1225 km)
durationAverage train duration25 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$168 (€154)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA cover the 760 miles (1225 km) long journey taking on average 25 h 35 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $167 (€154), but the average price of train tickets is $168 (€154).

Train companies: Amtrak from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA trains

You can travel by train from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA with Amtrak for as low as $167 (€154). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA train information:

  • Average Duration: 23 h 35 min
  • Average Price: $167
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Fresno to Seattle

At least three trains are available daily from Fresno to Seattle. There are only connecting journeys and no direct trains traveling from Fresno to Seattle. The Coast Starlight, San Joaquin, 719 Amtrak, and 3819 Amtrak are the trains available to make this trip. Fresno is about 760 miles (1225 km) from Seattle, and the fastest train makes this trip in 23h 40min. The Omio app is the fastest and most convenient way of booking a train from Fresno to Seattle.

Fresno to Seattle Train Time: Daily Departures

Three trains leave Fresno for Seattle every day. These departures are available seven days a week, and the Coast Starlight, San Joaquin, 719 Amtrak, and 3819 Amtrak are the trains tasked with making this trip north. There are only afternoon and evening trains available for this journey, and the first train to depart Fresno Station is the San Joaquin, which departs at 4:16 p.m. The last train is a night train, and it departs the station at 8:16 p.m. but is the fastest of the lot. With the Omio app, you can view the daily departures on your phone and conveniently book the train that best meets your needs.

How long is the journey by train from Fresno to Seattle?

Expect a long trip if you’re traveling from Fresno to Seattle. The cities are about 760 miles (1225 km) apart, and you’ll have three connecting trains to make this trip. There are no direct trains available for this journey, but the fastest train takes about 23h 40min. This journey has one 14min changeover in Sacramento Valley Station, Sacramento. The longest journey takes about 27h 40min and usually includes a 2h 57min changeover in Martinez Station, Martinez. Use the Omio app to see the available journeys, their duration, and their changeovers.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Fresno to Seattle?

Departure train station: Fresno Station is less than a mile (1.6 km) from downtown Fresno, and you can easily get downtown by walking or taking a cab. Cabs are available curbside, and a ride to downtown takes about 4min via O Street and Fresno Street. Fresno Station has many amenities, and you’ll find payphones, QuickTrak kiosks, restrooms, and vending machines around the station. Same-day and overnight parking is available, with reserved spots for people with disabilities. Other wheelchair-accessible zones are the payphones, platform, restrooms, ticket office, waiting rooms, water fountain, and parking.

Arrival train station: King Street Station is about a mile (1.6 km) from downtown Seattle. You can get downtown by taking the bus, walking, or hailing a cab. The trip downtown takes about 5min via 4th Avenue or 1st Avenue. Amenities at the station include QuickTrak kiosks, vending machines, restrooms, and a few ATMs. Most of the station is wheelchair accessible, and you’ll also find wheelchair lifts provided. Red Caps are also available for baggage assistance, and you’ll find checked baggage services and checked baggage storage offered at King Street Station.

Seattle Station King Street. Source: Shutterstock

Which train companies travel from Fresno to Seattle?

Amtrak is the main train provider with trains from Fresno to Seattle. You will have four of its finest making this journey. Amtrak trains have garnered a good reputation from their comfortable travel experience and the many amenities they provide. They have high-speed, long-, medium-, and short-distance trains, each well-equipped to enhance your traveling experience.

They have long-distance trains with sleeper cars and an onboard restaurant to make your trip as smooth as possible for such long journeys. Each passenger has free access to the Amtrak Wi-Fi, and on the way, you’ll be exposed to breathtaking scenery, which you can enjoy from their viewer cars. To learn more about Amtrak trains and this journey, check out our magazine, Window Seat.

Amtrak trains from Fresno to Seattle

Amtrak is the only provider with trains from Fresno to Seattle. You’ll have three opportunities per day to travel to Seattle, each including at least one changeover. The quickest trip takes about 23h 40min and is offered by the San Joaquin and Coast Starlight. This trip includes a 14min changeover in Sacramento Valley Station.

The same pairing also offers the slowest journey, but this time, it includes a 2h 57min changeover in Martinez Station, and the whole trip takes about 27h 40min. The 719 Amtrak, 3819 Amtrak, and the Coast Starlight offer the other trip. This journey has two changes, one in Stockton Station and another in Sacramento Valley Station. The whole trip from Fresno to Seattle takes about 25h 40min.

Fresno to Seattle Train: Services on board

Amtrak has provided four trains to make this trip, and either on the Coast Starlight, San Joaquin, 719 Amtrak, or 3819 Amtrak, you can get coach or business class seats. Each passenger in coach is guaranteed a comfortable ride on large reclining seats with an individual tray, reading light, and an AC power outlet. For a more luxurious experience, book business class seats where you’ll ride in a dedicated business class car with complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages from Café Accela.

Each seat is large, comfortable, and reclining, with extra legroom, a reading light, tray tables, and an AC power outlet. Passengers with disabilities are better off in business class since seats have enough space for easy maneuvering and wheelchair storage. If you’re traveling with your bike, reserve your spot as you book your ticket because only a few spots are available. Pets and service animals are welcome on board, but only pets below 20 lbs (9 kg).

How to find cheap train tickets from Fresno to Seattle

There are four tips for finding cheap train tickets for your journey from Fresno to Seattle. The first is to book your ticket using the Omio app since it is fast, convenient, and has great deals. Secondly, book slower or connecting journeys since they are much cheaper than direct or high-speed trains. Three, book your ticket in advance. With the Omio app, you can book your ticket days, weeks, or months in advance and enjoy cheaper fares than booking your ticket on the day of travel. Finally, be flexible with your travel dates. Some trains are much cheaper during the weekends compared to weekdays, and vice versa. Being flexible with your dates allows you to travel when the fare is cheapest.

Seattle Great Wheel. Source: Shutterstock

To Seattle by train – travel tips

It is said that there are over 2,000 coffee shops in Seattle, just one fun fact about Emerald City. Why visit Seattle? Let us give you five reasons. First, the Space Needle. This architecturally impressive tower is one of the landmarks of the Pacific Northwest and why many visitors stream to Seattle.

If you enjoy great views, you’ll love a 360-degree panoramic view of the Emerald City from 520 feet up. Second, the Museum of Pop Culture. This is no regular museum. Forget about humdrum history lessons; at the Museum of Pop Culture, you get to learn about trends and pop culture as we know it today. Three, Lake Union. If you need an escape from the city, this is the place to be. There’s hardly a better sight in the summer in Seattle, and you can explore this lake by hiring an electric boat or kayak for those feeling adventurous.

Four, the parks. Seattle has many parks, such as Discovery Park, Kerry Park, and Volunteer Park. However, there’s one that always stands out, Woodland Park. It is a zoological garden dedicated to wildlife conservation, and some even call it a zoo. It is the perfect place to visit with the kids, and many visitors swarm to the lake at Woodland Park during the warmer months.

Lastly, the coffee. If you love coffee, you’ll love Seattle. It is home to the first Starbucks, and it’s rumored that this city’s love for coffee is what ignited their success. You’ll find many local coffee shops and brands in Seattle that are worth a visit.

Travel Tips: Trains from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA

Travel by train to Seattle, WA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Fresno, CA and Seattle, WA for the next 7 days starting from $167 (€154)  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA train price to come in at an average of $168 (€154)  one way.
The Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA train distance is approximately 760 miles (1225 km).
The train time from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA is on average 25 h 35 min  for the 760 miles (1225 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Seattle, WA from Fresno, CA by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the journey from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Fresno, CA and Seattle, WA on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Fresno, CA for Seattle, WA is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA at 11: 16 PM. The last train from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA that you can take departs at 11: 16 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
You can find trains to Seattle, WA from Fresno, CA to cost on average $168 (€154) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Fresno, CA to Seattle, WA train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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