Compare train tickets from Vancouver to Barstow
How much are train tickets from Vancouver, BC to Barstow, CA?
|Fastest Train||36h 35m|
|Trains Per Day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Vancouver to Barstow right now?
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Vancouver to Barstow?
In the last month, €162.40 was the average price of a train ticket from Vancouver, BC to Barstow, CA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Vancouver to Barstow?
The distance between Vancouver and Barstow is approximately 1042 miles, or 1676 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 36 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 36 hours and 35 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 Vancouver to Barstow are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Sunday 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 Vancouver at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 05:00. 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 Vancouver to Barstow?
Trains leave the station in Vancouver twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Barstow to Vancouver.
Which train should you take from Vancouver to Barstow?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Vancouver, British Columbia to Barstow, California. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||2||1d 12h 38m||€162.40|
Where is the train station in Vancouver?
There is one train station in Vancouver:
- Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
Where is the train station in Barstow?
Barstow receives travelers from Vancouver at its two active train stations:
- 1611 E Main St
- 685 N First Ave
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