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Vancouver - Bellingham Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Vancouver to Bellingham. Traveling by train from Vancouver to Bellingham usually takes around one hour and 56 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance47 mi (76 km)
Fastest train1h 56m
Lowest price$17.96
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Vancouver, BC to Bellingham, WA

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November 22, 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak Cascades

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Which train should you take from Vancouver to Bellingham?

Amtrak Cascades is the one and only train line which connects Vancouver, British Columbia to Bellingham, Washington. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cascades11h 56m$17.96
  • Amtrak Cascades

    Amtrak Cascades

    The Cascades is a passenger train service operated by Amtrak that runs between Vancouver, BC and Eugene, OR. Not only is the Cascades one of Amtrak's most scenic train routes, the trains also offer free WiFi, power outlets, reclining seats, and refreshments available for purchase. There are an average of 1 trips on the Amtrak Cascades from Vancouver to Bellingham, and the average train ticket costs .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Vancouver to Bellingham during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Vancouver to Bellingham?

The distance between Vancouver and Bellingham is approximately 47 miles, or 76 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 56 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Vancouver to Bellingham are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Vancouver at 5:00pm and arrives in Bellingham about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Vancouver to Bellingham?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Bellingham with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Bellingham to Vancouver. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Vancouver to Bellingham for $89.78.

City Information

Vancouver

Vancouver is a trendy diverse city in British Columbia, known for its eclectic shopping, fresh seafood, and unique scenic setting between snow-capped mountains and urban beaches. Vancouver is sometimes called "Hollywood North" due to the amount of movies and TV shows filmed in the area. If you're lucky, you may even stumble upon a movie set as you're walking around town!

If you're looking for the best restaurants, shops and nightlife, cobblestoned Gastown is the perfect neighborhood to explore. Biking around the gorgeous Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver is rivaled only by hiking and skiing on nearby Grouse Mountain, which offers stunning views of the city on clear days.

Vancouver International Airport is conveniently close to downtown, and also one of the biggest gateways for international travel on the West Coast of North America. From Vancouver, it's easy to travel into the U.S. to Seattle by bus or train, or to other B.C. destinations like Kamloops and Kelowna to experience more of the province's natural beauty.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Vancouver?

Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station - CAVACAMT-0

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Departure stations

The historic Pacific Central Station is Vancouver’s primary train station for Amtrak and VIA Rail service, as well as a bus station for numerous carriers. The impressive Beaux-Arts style station opened in 1919, and is within walking distance of Science World, Strathcona Park, and the lively Gastown neighborhood. Plus, walking just across the street from Pacific Central Station gives you access to Vancouver's SkyTrain public transit system at the Main Street–Science World station. With free WiFi, restrooms, and several restaurants and shops on the premises, Pacific Central Station is a convenient place to start or end your trip.

All train stations in Vancouver:

  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

Where is the train station in Bellingham?

Arrival stations

Bellingham has one train station.

Train stations in Bellingham:

  • 401 Harris Ave

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