Cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Vancouver, BC

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How much are train tickets from Washington DC to Vancouver, BC?

Lowest Price£174.68
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Vancouver, BC?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington D.C. to Vancouver is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Washington D.C. to Vancouver was £243.28. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £67.71 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Washington DC to Vancouver, BC?

The distance between Washington DC and Vancouver is approximately 2357.02 miles, or 3792.30 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 92 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 75 hours and 10 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 Washington DC to Vancouver?

On Monday trains from Washington D.C. 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Washington DC to Vancouver?

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Vancouver. One train carrier operates regular service on the Washington D.C. to Vancouver route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Washington D.C. to Vancouver, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Washington D.C. to Vancouver, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Washington DC to Vancouver, BC, which start at £108.50.

One train company connects Washington D.C. to Vancouver

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Vancouver start from £174.68, and on average cost £258.90. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Vancouver. Amtrak in Washington D.C. leaves from Union Station, And in Vancouver trains arrive at Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St,

From Washington DC to Vancouver train travel on Amtrak takes 92 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 75 hours and 10 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £256.07 for a one-way train ticket to Vancouver.

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Avg. Time
3d 20h 44m
Avg. Price
£258.90

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Washington D.C. on their way to Vancouver:
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains from Washington D.C. arrive in Vancouver:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St