Cheap train tickets from Tacoma to Vancouver

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How much are train tickets from Tacoma to Vancouver?

Lowest Price$26.56
Fastest2h 15m
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How much does a train ticket from Tacoma to Vancouver cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Tacoma to Vancouver were $34.93.

The best way to find cheap deals on train tickets from Tacoma to Vancouver is by booking earlier as most train companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 26 days out, tickets are on average $11.71 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the train ride from Tacoma to Vancouver?

The distance between Tacoma and Vancouver is approximately 112.07 miles, or 180.31 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 2 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 15 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Tacoma to Vancouver?

On Friday trains from Tacoma to Vancouver are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Cascades has the most frequent connections between Tacoma to Vancouver

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Vancouver. On the route to Vancouver 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Cascades offers the most scheduled departures between Tacoma to Vancouver, usually offering 3 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Vancouver, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Tacoma to Vancouver

Amtrak Cascades

Amtrak Cascades train tickets from Tacoma to Vancouver start from $26.56, and on average cost $38.21. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Cascades schedules to Vancouver. Amtrak Cascades in Tacoma leaves from 1001 Puyallup Ave, And in Vancouver trains arrive at 1301 W 11th St,

From Tacoma to Vancouver train travel on Amtrak Cascades takes 2 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Cascades offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $41.93 for a one-way train ticket to Vancouver.

Restroom
WiFi
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 15m
Avg. Price
$38.21

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Tacoma to Vancouver start from $29.22, and on average cost $40.03. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Vancouver. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Tacoma leaves from 1001 Puyallup Ave, And in Vancouver trains arrive at 1301 W 11th St,

From Tacoma to Vancouver train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 2 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 15 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Vancouver on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $45.15 for a one-way weekend reservation from Tacoma.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 38m
Avg. Price
$40.03

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Tacoma on their way to Vancouver. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Tacoma are:
  • 1001 Puyallup Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Vancouver from Tacoma. These are the busiest arriving stations in Vancouver:
  • 1301 W 11th St