Cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Portland

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How much are train tickets from Vancouver to Portland?

Lowest Price£39.50
Fastest8h 25m
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Overall score for Vancouver to Portland
4.3
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
2.0
Condition
4.0
Yuka
4.0
24 August 2019Solo travel
Cons
That could have been great if Wi-Fi was provided in bus and train.

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Cascades report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.7
Value
3.3
Condition
4.3
Gloria
5.0
11 September 2019Visiting friends
Pros
ability to walk around on the train
Cons
the wifi was there but a bit spotty in most places
Henry
4.0
12 August 2019Vacation
Pros
Great scenery. Didn’t have to contend with traffic.
Cons
Backup for security system which caused a 45 minute delay. Did cut stops along the way shorter to make up for time.
Tips
Bring some of your own food along as at times the food bistro on the train can have a long line-up.
Hariharan
4.0
20 May 2019Visiting family
Pros
It is a nice train journey covering some of the best scenic areas in this part of the world. It is efficiently run.
Cons
This time, felt that our carriage was loaded with more people than other carriages. A walk up to the canteen gave me a feel that other carriages were relatively free. Spacing out people across carriages would make it more enjoyable. Wifi could be better. For some reaso...More

How much does a train ticket from Vancouver to Portland cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Vancouver to Portland were £58.55.

The best way to find cheap deals on train tickets from Vancouver to Portland is by booking earlier as most train companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 28 days out, tickets are on average £18.18 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the train ride from Vancouver to Portland?

The distance between Vancouver and Portland is approximately 260.74 miles, or 419.52 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 25 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's the best day to take the train from Vancouver to Portland?

If you want to avoid a crowded train, Monday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Vancouver to Portland.

In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Wednesday. If you are planning to book travel for Wednesday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.

Which train should you take from Vancouver to Portland?

Typically there are 4 scheduled trains per day. 2 train companies serve the route from Vancouver to Portland.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Amtrak has the most regularly scheduled departures from Vancouver to Portland, with an average of 3 trips per day and 60 monthly trips.

Of the 4 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Vancouver to Portland, which start at £0.77.

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

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Vancouver to Portland start from £54.99, and on average cost £65.35. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Portland. Amtrak in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,

From Vancouver to Portland train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 25 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £69.15 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 10m
Avg. Price
£65.35

Amtrak Cascades

Amtrak Cascades train tickets from Vancouver to Portland start from £39.50, and on average cost £60.04. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cascades schedules to Portland. Amtrak Cascades in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,

From Vancouver to Portland train travel on Amtrak Cascades takes 8 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak Cascades offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 25 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Portland on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cascades scheduled trip per day, which will cost £66.37 for a one-way weekend reservation from Vancouver.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 26m
Avg. Price
£60.04

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Portland. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Vancouver are:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Portland from Vancouver. These are the busiest arriving stations in Portland:
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave