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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Vancouver to Vancouver. Traveling by train from Vancouver to Vancouver usually takes 7 hours and 54 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance253 mi (407 km)
Fastest train7h 54m
Lowest price$58.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Vancouver to Vancouver

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Cristian

June 22, 2019- Vacation

Amtrak Cascades

Pros: The scenery was very nice. Cons: Bathrooms could be cleaner with double checking of soap and running water in each bathroom. Tips: WiFi isn’t that great. Just a heads up.

What is the price of a train ticket from Vancouver to Vancouver?

The average price for a train ticket from Vancouver, BC to Vancouver, WA is $102.13, Tickets are generally pricier for this train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. By booking your trip at least 15 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $10.91 more.

Average prices by travel date

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For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from Vancouver to Vancouver will range from $89 to $157. If you're planning to travel by train to Vancouver in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from Vancouver you can find in the next 7 days is $89. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for January if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Vancouver to Vancouver. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $65. If you're planning a trip from Vancouver to Vancouver during August, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $106 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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By booking your train trip from Vancouver to Vancouver on Wanderu at least 15 days ahead of time, you can save about $10.91 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from Vancouver to Vancouver?

Amtrak Cascades is the one and only train line which connects Vancouver to Vancouver. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cascades17h 54m$106.28
  • The Cascades is a passenger train service operated by Amtrak that runs between Vancouver, BC and Eugene, OR. Not only is the Cascades one of Amtrak's most scenic train routes, the trains also offer free WiFi, power outlets, reclining seats, and refreshments available for purchase. There are an average of 1 trips on the Amtrak Cascades from Vancouver to Vancouver, and the average train ticket costs .

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Vancouver and Vancouver is approximately 253 miles, or 407 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 54 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.

Trains departing from Vancouver to Vancouver tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Saturday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Vancouver at 7:00am and arrives in Vancouver around 7 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Vancouver with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Vancouver to Vancouver.

City Information

Vancouver

Vancouver is a trendy diverse city in British Columbia, known for its eclectic shopping, fresh seafood, and unique scenic setting between snow-capped mountains and urban beaches. Vancouver is sometimes called "Hollywood North" due to the amount of movies and TV shows filmed in the area. If you're lucky, you may even stumble upon a movie set as you're walking around town!

If you're looking for the best restaurants, shops and nightlife, cobblestoned Gastown is the perfect neighborhood to explore. Biking around the gorgeous Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver is rivaled only by hiking and skiing on nearby Grouse Mountain, which offers stunning views of the city on clear days.

Vancouver International Airport is conveniently close to downtown, and also one of the biggest gateways for international travel on the West Coast of North America. From Vancouver, it's easy to travel into the U.S. to Seattle by bus or train, or to other B.C. destinations like Kamloops and Kelowna to experience more of the province's natural beauty.

Vancouver

Vancouver, WA, US - VAN-0

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Vancouver sits on the northern banks of the Columbia River in Washington and is the state's fourth most populated city. The surrounding Cascade Mountains offer incredible Pacific Northwest adventures. Mount Saint Helens and Mount Hood, two snow-topped volcanoes, are within short drives of Vancouver for easy access to hikes and ski runs. Beacon Rock State Park includes a trail to the summit of a monolithic rock formation. Plus, the Columbia River Gorge is easily one of the best destinations in Washington for breathtaking scenery.

Vancouver is located just across the Columbia from Portland, and Interstates 5 and 205 have north to south bridges connecting Portland to Vancouver. Within the city, you will find Vancouver's mass transit system, C-Tran, to get around with ease.

Several Amtrak services operate from Vancouver, including the Coast Starlight, Empire Builder, and Cascades routes. If you're arriving by air, the nearest airport is Portland International Airport, just a few minutes' drive from downtown Vancouver.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Vancouver?

Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station - CAVACAMT-0

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Main departure station: Pacific Central Station

The historic Pacific Central Station is Vancouver’s primary train station for Amtrak and VIA Rail service, as well as a bus station for numerous carriers. The impressive Beaux-Arts style station opened in 1919, and is within walking distance of Science World, Strathcona Park, and the lively Gastown neighborhood. Plus, walking just across the street from Pacific Central Station gives you access to Vancouver's SkyTrain public transit system at the Main Street–Science World station. With free WiFi, restrooms, and several restaurants and shops on the premises, Pacific Central Station is a convenient place to start or end your trip.

All train stations in Vancouver:

  • Pacific Central Station

Where is the train station in Vancouver?

Main arrival station: 1301 W 11th St

Vancouver has one train station.

All train stations in Vancouver:

  • 1301 W 11th St

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