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|Fastest Train||45h 8m|
|Trains Per Day||3|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Madison 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 Madison to Vancouver?
What is the price of a train ticket from Madison to Vancouver?
In the last month, $253.34 was the average price of a train ticket from Madison, WI to Vancouver, WA. Given how far apart Madison and Vancouver are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $122.73 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Madison to Vancouver?
The distance between Madison and Vancouver is approximately 1641 miles, or 2641 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 60 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 45 hours and 8 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 Madison to Vancouver are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Thursday 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 Madison at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. 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 Madison to Vancouver?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Vancouver to Madison.
Which train should you take from Madison to Vancouver?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Madison, Wisconsin to Vancouver, Washington. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||3||2d 12h 37m||$268.41|
Amtrak train tickets from Madison to Vancouver start from $203, and on average cost $268. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Vancouver. Amtrak in Madison leaves from University of Wisconsin - Gordon Center and one other station. And in Vancouver trains arrive at 1301 W 11th St, From Madison to Vancouver train travel on Amtrak takes 60 hours and 37 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 45 hours and 8 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $275 for a one-way train ticket to Vancouver.
Where is the train station in Madison?
There are two stations in Madison where you can board the train to Vancouver:
- University of Wisconsin - Gordon Center
- 4 Collins Ct
Where is the train station in Vancouver?
Vancouver has one train station:
- 1301 W 11th St
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