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Cheap train tickets from Seattle to Vancouver, WA

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Seattle to Vancouver, WA?

Lowest Price$18.00
Fastest Train2h 58m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Seattle to Vancouver
5.0
Based on 5 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.
Cons
Nothing really
Tips
The train was spacious and very comfortable.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Seattle to Vancouver, WA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Seattle to Vancouver is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Seattle to Vancouver was $29.83. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 16 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $8.49 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Seattle to Vancouver, WA?

The distance between Seattle and Vancouver is approximately 136.91 miles, or 220.28 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 58 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Seattle to Vancouver?

On Wednesday trains from Seattle to Vancouver are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Seattle to Vancouver?

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Vancouver. On the route to Vancouver 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Cascades offers the most scheduled departures between Seattle to Vancouver, usually offering 3.967 trips per day. 5 train trips per day are direct connections to Vancouver, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Seattle to Vancouver

Amtrak Cascades

Amtrak Cascades train tickets from Seattle to Vancouver start from $18.00, and on average cost $33.40. Daily there are 3.966667 Amtrak Cascades schedules to Vancouver. Amtrak Cascades in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Vancouver trains arrive at 1301 W 11th St,

From Seattle to Vancouver train travel on Amtrak Cascades takes 2 hours and 58 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Cascades offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $35.74 for a one-way train ticket to Vancouver.

Avg. Time
2h 58m
Avg. Price
$33.40

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight train tickets from Seattle to Vancouver start from $18.00, and on average cost $35.75. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules to Vancouver. Amtrak Coast Starlight in Seattle leaves from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St, And in Vancouver trains arrive at 1301 W 11th St,

From Seattle to Vancouver train travel on Amtrak Coast Starlight takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 58 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Vancouver on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Coast Starlight scheduled trip per day, which will cost $42.23 for a one-way weekend reservation from Seattle.

Avg. Time
3h 30m
Avg. Price
$35.75

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Seattle on their way to Vancouver:
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
There is one train station where trains from Seattle arrive in Vancouver:
  • 1301 W 11th St

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