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There are 6 daily trains from Albany to Vancouver. Traveling by train from Albany to Vancouver usually takes around 4 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Cascades train can make the trip in 2 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||73 mi (117 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 25m|
|Trains per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Albany to Vancouver?
In the last month, $26.79 was the average price of a train ticket from Albany to Vancouver. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $9.40 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Albany to Vancouver will vary between C$27 and C$31. Planning a train trip to Vancouver within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Albany over the next 7 days is C$27. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
Since the average price of train trips from Albany to Vancouver remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.
Which train should you take from Albany to Vancouver?
There are 3 train lines with service from Albany to Vancouver. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 3 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Cascades||2||2h 28m||$25.00|
|Amtrak Coast Starlight||1||2h 50m||$25.63|
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from Albany to Vancouver every day, as well as 9 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $26.
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 2 trips on the Amtrak Cascades from Albany to Vancouver, and the average train ticket costs .
Amtrak Coast Starlight
The Coast Starlight is an Amtrak train that travels the entire length of the West Coast, connecting Los Angeles to Seattle. The route starts hugging the California coastline, treating passengers to swoon-worthy views of the Pacific, before continuing into the verdant forests of the Cascade Mountains. The Coast Starlight indisputably earns its spot among the most scenic Amtrak train routes. Seating options include Coach or Business Class and roomettes or bedrooms for extra space. A trip from Albany to Vancouver takes 2 hours and 50 minutes on average, and Coach tickets start at $23.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Albany to Vancouver 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Albany to Vancouver?
How long is the train journey from Albany to Vancouver?
When are trains the most crowded?
Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Albany to Vancouver. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Monday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Albany at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Albany to Vancouver?
There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Vancouver. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Vancouver to Albany.
Where is the train station in Albany?
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 5 stops and stations in Albany where you can board the train.
All train stations in Albany:
110 10th Ave SW
508-500 NW Monroe Ave
Newport City Hall
Toledo Police Department
200 SW 15th St (Bus Shelter)
Where is the train station in Vancouver?
Vancouver has one train station.
Train stations in Vancouver:
1301 W 11th St
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