The distance between Vancouver and Tacoma is approximately 143.74 miles, or 231.27 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 5 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 2 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.
If you want to avoid a crowded train, Saturday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Vancouver to Tacoma.
In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Monday. If you are planning to book travel for Monday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.
Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Tacoma. On the route to Tacoma 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Vancouver to Tacoma, usually offering 3 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Tacoma with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Vancouver, BC to Tacoma, which start at $1.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Vancouver to Tacoma start from $56.00, and on average cost $61.22. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Tacoma. Amtrak in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Tacoma trains arrive at 1001 Puyallup Ave,
From Vancouver to Tacoma train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Tacoma faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 2 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $62.24 for a one-way train ticket to Tacoma.
Amtrak Cascades train tickets from Vancouver to Tacoma start from $35.00, and on average cost $50.30. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cascades schedules to Tacoma. Amtrak Cascades in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Tacoma trains arrive at 1001 Puyallup Ave,
From Vancouver to Tacoma train travel on Amtrak Cascades takes 5 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Tacoma faster, Amtrak Cascades offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 2 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Tacoma on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cascades scheduled trip per day, which will cost $59.89 for a one-way weekend reservation from Vancouver.