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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.