October 12, 2023- Solo travelPortland to Seattle
Pros: good. Cons: good. Tips: good.
September 4, 2023- VacationSanta Barbara to Los Angeles
Pros: Swift option of travel. Cons: N/A. Tips: No!
August 13, 2023Portland to Seattle
Pros: It was quick. Cons: Never seat people on a car where air conditioner is broken when it is 100 degrees out traveling to Seattle. We now have one person in our group with covid. Tips: Make sure car tour on everything is working.
May 29, 2023- Solo travelSeattle to Portland
Pros: It was great to be able to sit in the observation car on the train. Cons: I was a bit confused by the word ‘coach’ on my booking, so I had thought it was a bus and not a train that I was getting. Happy to find out it was in fact a train. Tips: Wanderu seems pretty easy to use and the price of the train from Seattle to Portland was better than I had expected.
April 23, 2023- Visiting friendsLos Angeles to Santa Barbara
Pros: It was a beautiful train ride and much more pleasant that driving would have been. It was easy to get to and the station location of the in Santa Barbara allows easy walking to both the beach and State street. Cons: As with everywhere these days, there were minimal Covid measures. Being assigned a seat directly next to someone else while there were still plenty of open seats was mildly annoying. Tips: Say hello to your train conductor! They are very friendly.
April 8, 2023- Couples tripSanta Barbara to Los Angeles
Pros: The views and lovely service. Cons: Wifi! Tips: The snack bar is awesome!
April 7, 2023- Couples tripLos Angeles to Santa Barbara
Pros: The sightseer car. Cons: Cleaning of light table on the sit. Tips: Don’t wait to long to go to the sightseer car.
February 27, 2023- Visiting familySeattle to Portland
WiFi - if there was any onboard it wasn't working at all so I had to use my hotspot on my phone which drained my battery.
January 26, 2023- Visiting friendsSeattle to Portland
Pros: Convenience and price. Cons: The lock on the restroom door did not work, and the door wouldn’t latch securely. I had to use the toilet with an open door. Not fun….!
January 23, 2023- VacationEmeryville to Seattle
Pros: I kinda enjoyed the 4-5 hour delay in Siskiyou lol I got extra sleep. Cons: The seating space the food is over priced I know we're in inflation so I won't put that on the company entirely you have to pay overhead. Tips: Bring headphones and your own food. The cafe is over priced.
December 25, 2022- Visiting friendsPortland to Tacoma
Pros: The trip was good with good services from the staff. Cons: At give snacks and water. Tips: Kids to be controlled.
December 11, 2022- Visiting friendsPortland to Tacoma
Pros: Fast enough and the staff was friendly. Cons: May be you can give a snack to everyone. Tips: The best to travel on.
November 29, 2022- Visiting friendsLos Angeles to San Luis Obispo
Pros: Everything about the trip was fabulous. The views while traveling g from LA to San Luis Obispo were incredible. The staff very friendly and helpful and plenty of space to move around and the sit. Cons: All good! Tips: Arrive in plenty of time as the trains are prompt and you want to have room for your luggage. Travel light!
November 22, 2022- Visiting familyKlamath Falls to Salem
Pros: The train hit and killed someone not happy. Cons: The train hit and killed someone. Tips: Do not walk on the train tracks.
September 26, 2022- Solo travelSan Luis Obispo to Los Angeles
Beautiful route. Comfortable. Easy to walk around. Cafe/viewing car.