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Amtrak Coast Starlight

CA
+1 800-872-7245
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Seattle to LA

We were First time Amtrak riders on the Coast Starlight from Seattle to LA booking a super liner... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
6genet
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New Blaine, Arkansas
via mobile
Scenic Vista in comfort

Old fashion comfort and time to enjoy the incredible views. The tracks along the coast line are so... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
2xofus
,
Canberra, Australia
via mobile
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This Amtrak route goes from Seattle, WA., to Los Angeles.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“parlor car” (120 reviews)
“dining car” (217 reviews)
“sleeper car” (80 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were First time Amtrak riders on the Coast Starlight from Seattle to LA booking a super liner bedroom as part of a 7 day vacation. The 1132 car attendant Ray did an amazing job, always busy, cleaning and checking on things. Just a note...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Old fashion comfort and time to enjoy the incredible views. The tracks along the coast line are so close to the shoreline and the journey through the mountains is a Fairyland. The roomette was too cosy for my husband and I, he didn't sleep much....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The views along the coastline and through the mountains in Oregon were amazing! We opted for the business class in order to have a bit more room and reclining seats. Had we known that the fares ranged for sleepers and that meals were included with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bucket list trip - overnight train travel in the United States. The sleeper car attendants were friendly, helpful and fun to chat with. Scenery was fantastic! Sleeper berth was small and not very comfy. The train and all the facilities on board were clean and...More

3  Thank 328-6Traveler
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have almost never seen a review by someone who slept in Coach so I am here! I could not recommend this trip enough. As a university student, this ride was relatively cheap and I feel I got way more out of the experience than...More

9  Thank Rebecca D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Starting out with trepidation based on reviews I’d read and my own self awareness of the limitations of my comfort zone, I was hopeful about the Coast Starlight, but wary. Arriving at LA Union Station I found three red cap Amtrak employees who guided me...More

7  Thank Elizabeth W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I so enjoyed this trip from San Francisco to Seattle. It was a wonderful opportunity to relax and enjoy the scenery as I rode to a business event up north. Much better than flying. Wish that the wifi was more available throughout the train. Cleaning...More

3  Thank CHajjar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We caught the train in Seattle at 9:35am on a Monday morning and arrived in SAN Francisco on the Tuesday at 8:55am. We had very comfortable seats and the attendant for our carriage was always helpful. We had stops at Portland, Eugene, Springfield and Sacramento....More

3  Thank Judy W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife wanted to take a sleeper car trip on the train for her 60th birthday. I opened a search window, typed “Amtrak”, got a hit for “Amtrak Vacations”, so I ran with it. A word to the wise; Amtrak Vacations is NOT Amtrak, and...More

7  Thank Duane B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our bucket list for American trips. Caught in Van Nuys Ca instead of LA for convenience (traffic and parking). It was simple. Agents at Van Nuys helped us and upgraded us to First Class Roomettes. Found the cost at the station for Roomettes better...More

12  Thank Patricia L
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valentine
15 April 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth W | Reviewed this property |
There’s no smoking on the train, and the rule is strictly enforced. The conductor announces when a depot stop will be long enough for a smoke break. I thought they were quite frequent, but I’m not a smoker so not sure how I... More
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hugsy4077
28 March 2018|
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Response from Grinny1 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with what folks said in their answers, however, you should also know that with the Sleepers your meals are included. We recently went Business Class and although the accommodation was relatively comfortable, meals... More
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John159
22 March 2018|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Likely the most interesting place would be Portland and the Coast Starlight arrives there in the late afternoon. There are several trains a day between Portland and Seattle so northward from Portland is up to you as to... More
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