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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Pasco to Vancouver. Traveling by train from Pasco to Vancouver usually takes around 4 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Builder train can make the trip in 3 hours and 43 minutes.

Distance176 mi (283 km)
Fastest train3h 43m
Lowest price$43.64
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Builder
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Pasco, WA to Vancouver, WA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




December 26, 2019 - Couples trip

Amtrak Empire Builder

Pros: The staff were so nice. The process of getting on the train is simple and there is so much room! Plus beautiful views once the sun is up. Cons: Sometimes it's hard to figure out where to go. More signs would be helpful. Tips: Check out the lounge car! So fun! If ...

Pros: The staff were so nice. The process of getting on the train is simple and there is so much room! Plus beautiful views once the sun is up. Cons: Sometimes it's hard to figure out where to go. More signs would be helpful. Tips: Check out the lounge car! So fun! If you need sleep, your seat reclines back (there's So much room), there's a foot rest And another that pops up when you receive like a lazyboy.


What is the price of a train ticket from Pasco to Vancouver?

In the last month, C$47.24 was the average price of a train ticket from Pasco, WA to Vancouver, WA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. 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 C$12.21 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Vancouver from Pasco is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about C$47 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices


If you are trying to decide when to travel from Pasco to Vancouver by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$45 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Pasco to Vancouver in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$61 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches


If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 25 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Vancouver from Pasco will be about C$12.21 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Pasco to Vancouver?

2 train services operate from Pasco, Washington to Vancouver, Washington. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak16h 42m$56.75
Amtrak Empire Builder13h 44m$44.79
  • Amtrak


    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 1 Amtrak trains from Pasco to Vancouver every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $54.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Pasco 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.

How long is the train journey from Pasco to Vancouver?

The distance between Pasco and Vancouver is approximately 176 miles, or 283 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 43 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Pasco to Vancouver are the most crowded on Friday. 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?

The earliest train departs Pasco at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00am. 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 Pasco to Vancouver?

Trains leave the station in Pasco twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Vancouver faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Vancouver to Pasco.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Pasco?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Pasco.

Where is the train station in Vancouver?

Arrival stations

Vancouver has one train station.

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