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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Seattle to Vancouver?

Lowest Price$27.00
Fastest Train2h 58m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Seattle to Vancouver right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

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 Seattle to Vancouver?

In the last month, $27.29 was the average price of a train ticket from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, WA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $17.22 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Seattle to Vancouver?

The distance between Seattle and Vancouver is approximately 137 miles, or 220 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 58 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Seattle to Vancouver 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 Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Seattle at 9:00am and arrives in Vancouver around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Seattle to Vancouver?

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 Seattle.

Which train should you take from Seattle to Vancouver?

2 train services operate from Seattle, Washington to Vancouver, Washington. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cascades12h 58m$29.48
Amtrak Coast Starlight13h 30m$29.92

Where is the train station in Seattle?

There is one train station in Seattle:

  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St

Where is the train station in Vancouver?

Vancouver has one train station:

  • 1301 W 11th St

Price trends for trains from Seattle to Vancouver

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JanFeb

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, WA
5.0
Based on 5 ratings and reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Cascades report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.0
Value
4.5
Condition
5.0
Bonnie
5.0
November 5, 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was just fun.It was just fun.
Cons
Nothing reallyNothing really
Tips
The train was spacious and very comfortable. The train was spacious and very comfortable.

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