Cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Seattle

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How much are train tickets from Vancouver to Seattle?

Lowest Price£20.25
Fastest3h 12m
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train companies2
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Users that traveled with Amtrak Coast Starlight report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Seattle?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Vancouver to Seattle 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 Vancouver to Seattle was £24.97. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £16.48 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 Vancouver to Seattle?

The distance between Vancouver and Seattle is approximately 136.91 miles, or 220.28 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 12 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 Vancouver to Seattle?

On Wednesday trains from Vancouver to Seattle 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Cascades has the greatest number of connections between Vancouver to Seattle

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Seattle. On the route to Seattle 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Cascades offers the most scheduled departures between Vancouver to Seattle, usually offering 3 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Seattle, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

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

Amtrak Cascades

Amtrak Cascades train tickets from Vancouver to Seattle start from £20.25, and on average cost £29.54. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Cascades schedules to Seattle. Amtrak Cascades in Vancouver leaves from 1301 W 11th St, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From Vancouver to Seattle train travel on Amtrak Cascades takes 3 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak Cascades offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 12 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Cascades offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £34.94 for a one-way train ticket to Seattle.

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Avg. Time
3h 13m
Avg. Price
£29.54

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Vancouver to Seattle start from £21.81, and on average cost £30.54. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Seattle. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Vancouver leaves from 1301 W 11th St, And in Seattle trains arrive at King St Station - 303 S Jackson St,

From Vancouver to Seattle train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 3 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Seattle faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 12 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Seattle on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost £36.50 for a one-way weekend reservation from Vancouver.

Toilet
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 41m
Avg. Price
£30.54

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Seattle. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Vancouver are:
  • 1301 W 11th St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Seattle from Vancouver. These are the busiest arriving stations in Seattle:
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St