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Vancouver - Redding Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Vancouver to Redding. Traveling by train from Vancouver to Redding usually takes 13 hours and 16 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance349 mi (562 km)
Fastest train13h 16m
Lowest price$119.45
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Coast Starlight
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Vancouver to Redding

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Patricia

April 5, 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Pros: Very pleasant. Cons: Wifi would be good.

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

Over the past month, a train ticket between Vancouver, WA and Redding, CA cost $127.00, on average. Booking your trip at least 19 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $127.87 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Vancouver to Redding often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only $95. If you're thinking of traveling from Vancouver to Redding during July, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $194 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in July, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Vancouver to Redding, book online with Wanderu at least 19 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $127.87 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Vancouver to Redding?

Amtrak Coast Starlight is the one and only train line which connects Vancouver to Redding. 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 Coast Starlight113h 16m$231.95
  • 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 Vancouver to Redding takes 13 hours and 16 minutes on average, and Coach tickets start at $119.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Vancouver and Redding is approximately 349 miles, or 562 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 16 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Vancouver to Redding. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Sunday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Monday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Vancouver at 1:00pm and arrives in Redding around 13 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Redding 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 Redding to Vancouver.

City Information

Vancouver

Vancouver, WA, US - VAN-0

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Vancouver sits on the northern banks of the Columbia River in Washington and is the state's fourth most populated city. The surrounding Cascade Mountains offer incredible Pacific Northwest adventures. Mount Saint Helens and Mount Hood, two snow-topped volcanoes, are within short drives of Vancouver for easy access to hikes and ski runs. Beacon Rock State Park includes a trail to the summit of a monolithic rock formation. Plus, the Columbia River Gorge is easily one of the best destinations in Washington for breathtaking scenery.

Vancouver is located just across the Columbia from Portland, and Interstates 5 and 205 have north to south bridges connecting Portland to Vancouver. Within the city, you will find Vancouver's mass transit system, C-Tran, to get around with ease.

Several Amtrak services operate from Vancouver, including the Coast Starlight, Empire Builder, and Cascades routes. If you're arriving by air, the nearest airport is Portland International Airport, just a few minutes' drive from downtown Vancouver.

Redding

Redding, CA, US - RDD-0

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Redding is a city in Northern California and is often known as this region's cultural and economic capital. It offers a wide range of fun activities and outdoor areas to explore, like the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, offering picturesque waterfalls and a lake, and the Turtle Bay Exploration Park, which includes botanical gardens, a greenhouse, and a natural history museum. Want some incredible views? Head to the Sundial Bridge, a suspension bridge covering the Sacramento River that works as a sundial.

Redding is a popular location for adventure, as it's sunny almost 90% of the time. It is a popular location for young professionals and students who want to escape the bustling of other major California cities. Beer lovers will be pleased to explore the craft beer scene, and it also features wineries, vineyards, and cellars. The city is constantly holding beer, food, arts, and music festivals, with the Redding Fire Festival being one of the most popular.

If you're visiting Redding, over 100 cities provide train routes going to this city through Amtrak and Amtrak Coast Starlight. You can also access the city by bus provided by Jefferson Lines. The town also has good transport links, with the dominant mode of transportation being the buses provided by the Redding Area Bus Authority.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Vancouver?

Main departure station: 1301 W 11th St

There is one train station in Vancouver.

All train stations in Vancouver:

  • 1301 W 11th St

Where is the train station in Redding?

Main arrival station: 1620 Yuba St

Redding has one train station.

Train stations in Redding:

  • 1620 Yuba St

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