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Vancouver - Kelso Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 6 daily train trips available from Vancouver to Kelso. Traveling by train from Vancouver to Kelso usually takes 33 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Coast Starlight train can make the trip in 32 minutes.

Distance37 mi (60 km)
Fastest train0h 32m
Lowest price$12.00
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cascades
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Vancouver to Kelso

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Nikki

September 4, 2023- Visiting family

Amtrak Cascades

Pros: It it was my daughter's first train ride she enjoyed it a lot. Cons: I didn't notice anything really that could be improved everything seemed good.

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

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Vancouver to Kelso was $12.00. This is a fantastic deal for train travel. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Kelso if you book your train tickets at least 10 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $9.24.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Vancouver to Kelso stay pretty consistent throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $14 regardless of when you plan to travel.

Which train should you take from Vancouver to Kelso?

2 train services operate from Vancouver to Kelso. Amtrak Cascades usually has more trains scheduled, with 6 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cascades60h 33m$17.62
Amtrak Coast Starlight10h 32m$13.44
  • 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 6 trips on the Amtrak Cascades from Vancouver to Kelso, and the average train ticket costs .

  • The Amtrak Coast Starlight is a service provided by Amtrak that connects Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles on the US Pacific coast. The full journey winds through the Cascade Mountains, perfectly clipped vineyards, and dense coastal forest, allowing passengers to get a glimpse of the US west coast while enjoying air-conditioned cars, power outlets, complimentary onboard WiFi, and snacks.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Vancouver and Kelso is approximately 37 miles, or 60 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 32 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Kelso.

Trains from Vancouver to Kelso are the most crowded on Thursday. 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.

The earliest train departs Vancouver at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 6 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Vancouver to Kelso.

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

City Information

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?

Main departure station: 1301 W 11th St

There is one train station in Vancouver.

All train stations in Vancouver:

  • 1301 W 11th St

Where is the train station in Kelso?

Main arrival station: 501 S First Ave

Kelso has one train station.

All train stations in Kelso:

  • 501 S First Ave

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