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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Tacoma to Vancouver?

Lowest Price$20.00
Fastest Train2h 15m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Tacoma to Vancouver

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JulJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tacoma 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Tacoma to Vancouver?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $21.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Tacoma to Vancouver. By booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $8.90 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Tacoma to Vancouver?

The distance between Tacoma and Vancouver is approximately 112 miles, or 180 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 15 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 Tacoma 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Tacoma at 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Tacoma to Vancouver?

Trains leave the station in Tacoma twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Vancouver with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

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

What train services are there from Tacoma to Vancouver?

2 train services operate from Tacoma to Vancouver. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cascades12h 15m$21.65
Amtrak Coast Starlight12h 38m$24.02

Where is the train station in Tacoma?

There is one train station in Tacoma:

  • 1001 Puyallup Ave

Where is the train station in Vancouver?

Vancouver has one train station:

  • 1301 W 11th St

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