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About Amtrak Cascades

The Amtrak Cascades is a passenger train service operated by Amtrak that serves the Pacific Northwest. Named after the Cascade mountain range, the service runs between Vancouver, BC and Eugene, OR connecting a total of 12 cities, including Seattle and Portland. If you are looking to travel on Amtrak Cascades, you can choose among 68 daily trips and, depending on your route and when you book your ticket, you can expect to pay between $6.68 and $77.45. While on board, you can enjoy free Wi-Fi, power outlets, reclining seats, and you’ll be able to purchase snacks and refreshments from Amtrak’s Café Service.

The Amtrak Cascades first started running in 1971. The service is famous for the scenic views that you can enjoy as you travel to your destination. Most prominently, the train marches across the famous Columbia River Gorge, revealing spectacular natural landscapes.


Amtrak Cascades train coverage

Daily Trips68

Amtrak Cascades train amenities

Amtrak Cascades
Air conditioningAir conditioning
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power outletPower outlet

Amtrak Cascades reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak Cascades
Based on 179 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Amtrak Cascades reviews from Wanderu customers
July 3, 2020Business
Everything Everything
A ok A ok
Be safe Be safe
May 29, 2020Solo travel
El paisaje El paisaje
January 25, 2020Vacation
you could sit back , relax and enjoy the view!!you could sit back , relax and enjoy the view!!
February 27, 2020Solo travel
Your staff refused to take a picture of me. WiFi was slow or unstableYour staff refused to take a picture of me. WiFi was slow or unstable
February 19, 2020Visiting family
I’ve really liked the trainI’ve really liked the train
The wifi needs to be faster.The wifi needs to be faster.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Amtrak Cascades trains have WiFi?

Yes, Amtrak Cascades offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Amtrak Cascades will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Amtrak Cascades WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the train?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Amtrak Cascades trains. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Amtrak Cascades might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Amtrak Cascades's schedule?

On a typical day, Amtrak Cascades has 68 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Amtrak Cascades does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

Yes, Amtrak Cascades requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Are there bathrooms on Amtrak Cascades trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Cascades trains. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages available?

Amtrak Cascades provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Cascades ticket?

Amtrak Cascades does not require a printed ticket to board the train. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Does Amtrak Cascades offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Amtrak Cascades goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Cascades offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.

Cheap Amtrak Cascades tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 68 Amtrak Cascades trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Cascades tickets start at just $6.68. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

Vancouver to Lacey
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Albany to Centralia
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Seattle to Eugene
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Portland to Oregon City
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Vancouver to Portland
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