How to get to Eugene by train
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As Oregon's second-largest city and one of the state's best vacation destinations, Eugene has so much to offer. Whether you're looking for culture and art, shopping and restaurants, or sports and entertainment, this vibrant city at the south of the Willamette Valley has got you covered.
Start your visit at the University of Oregon, where you can explore the historic track at Hayward Field, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, all within the spectacular grounds of the campus. If you arrive on a sunny day, don't miss the opportunity for a picnic or bike ride at the city's largest park, Alton Baker Park. Take an amble along the Willamette River, or even rent a canoe to relax on the water.
If you're lucky enough to visit on a Saturday between April and November, check out the Saturday market in Downtown Eugene to peruse local handmade crafts, live music, and many of the local foods.
Getting to Eugene is simple. Eugene Airport is only 15 minutes from the city and welcomes direct flights from 13 major cities. Amtrak trains also stop at Eugene's downtown station, and various affordable bus services, including Greyhound and FlixBus, all make regular stops in the city. We even rounded up a complete list of the places you can reach from Eugene for under $50.
What train companies travel to Eugene, Oregon?
Located in Oregon, Eugene is accessible by train from 80 other cities. You can choose from 242 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Eugene on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.
Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Eugene are also available.
Train companies serving Eugene
|Amtrak Coast Starlight
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.
The Amtrak Coast Starlight is a service provided by Amtrak that connects Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles on the US Pacific coast. The full journey winds through the Cascade Mountains, perfectly clipped vineyards, and dense coastal forest, allowing passengers to get a glimpse of the US west coast while enjoying air-conditioned cars, power outlets, complimentary onboard WiFi, and snacks.
Which train carrier has the best service to Eugene?
Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Eugene by train with Amtrak giving them a 4.3 rating out of 5.
Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak had the most comfortable train service to Eugene taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak offers. They rate Amtrak a 4.3 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.
If you are looking to arrive to Eugene punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Cascades has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Eugene, rating them a 4.6 based on their on time arrivals.
Frequently Asked Questions
The busiest train station in Eugene is 433 Willamette St. As Eugene's main station, it has the most trains coming and going. However, a popular alternative is UO - Knight Law Center - 1515 Agate St.
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