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Travel guide Seattle–San Francisco


What train companies operate the route from Seattle to San Francisco?

This route is operated by Amtrak (Coast Starlight) through Sacramento station, Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (Capital Corridor) through Berkeley Station, and Alameda-Contra Costa Transit (FS) through San Francisco.

What is the schedule for the train route from Seattle to San Francisco?

Departures occur once per day (except Fridays), with trains leaving at 9:35 PM.

What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from Seattle to San Francisco?

Trains depart from Seattle’s King Street Station and arrive at San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal.

What distance is the train route from Seattle to San Francisco?

The distance between departure and arrival stations is nearly 750 miles.

How long does it take to travel from Seattle to San Francisco by train?

The travel time is estimated to be around 23 hours.

What are the stops on the train route from Seattle to San Francisco?

Intermediate stops include Tacoma Station, Centennial Station, Centralia Station, Kelso Station, Vancouver Station, Union Station, Salem Station, Albany Station, Eugene Station, Chemult Station, Klamath Falls Station, Dunsmuir Station, Redding Station, Chico Station, Sacramento Station (transfer to Capitol Corridor service), Davis Station, Suisun City Station, Martinez, Richmond Station, Berkeley Station (depart, walk 5 minutes to next station), and 6th Street:University Avenue (board FS train, which runs non-stop to San Francisco).

Why should you travel by train from Seattle to San Francisco?

The route between Seattle and San Francisco is among the most scenic train routes in the USA, so you can enjoy a pleasant experience while relaxing on board the moving train. The scenery includes vast rolling hills and mountainscapes with old forests and pure mountain streams.

What is there to see and do in San Francisco?

San Francisco is a culturally important part of the United States. While here you can enjoy a very liberal culture, with many live music acts, art galleries, boutique shops, unique restaurants, and coffee shops, among other things.