Coast Starlight Route Atlas

Seattle, Washington to Los Angeles, California
Amtrak Train Numbers 11 (southbound) and 14 (northbound)

map of Coast Starlight - Seattle to Los Angeles

Once on board..... click "next" next-arrow (toward Los Angeles) or "previous" previous-arrow (toward Seattle) to take the virtual rail journey at your leisure. 

Click on Overview Button at any time to go to the  "Route Overview Page" where you may again jump to any station along the route. 

Each "station stop" includes a photo of the station, a local street map, local transportation options, and links to many more items of local interest.  Between the station pages there are detailed station to station maps and links to all of the counties that you pass through along the way.

Enjoy the Ride!

Amtrak Route Description

The following has been extracted from Amtrak's "Coast Starlight" Route Description.  

"Widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes, the Coast Starlight links the greatest cities on the West Coast.  En route daily between Seattle and Los Angeles, the Coast Starlight passes through Portland, Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area and Santa Barbara".

"The scenery along the Coast Starlight route is unsurpassed.  The dramatic snow-covered peaks of the Cascade Range and Mount Shasta, lush forests, fertile valleys and long stretches of Pacific Ocean shoreline provide a stunning backdrop for your journey".

The rail travel distance between Seattle and Los Angeles via the Coast Starlight is about 1,380 miles and the approximate rail travel time is 35 hours and 15 minutes.