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Vancouver - Leavenworth Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 3 daily train trips available from Vancouver to Leavenworth. Traveling by train from Vancouver to Leavenworth usually takes 14 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 9 hours and 19 minutes.

Distance165 mi (266 km)
Fastest train9h 19m
Lowest price$74.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

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

Over the past month, a train ticket between Vancouver and Leavenworth cost $85.00, on average. Booking your trip at least 17 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $29.45 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for February if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Vancouver to Leavenworth. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $91. If you're planning a trip from Vancouver to Leavenworth during July, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $127 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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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Vancouver to Leavenworth, book online with Wanderu at least 17 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $29.45 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Vancouver to Leavenworth?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Vancouver to Leavenworth. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak314h 52m$106.50
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from Vancouver to Leavenworth every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $65.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Vancouver to Leavenworth. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

The distance between Vancouver and Leavenworth is approximately 165 miles, or 266 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 19 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 Leavenworth tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. 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 Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Vancouver at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

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

Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a truly unique destination since it looks exactly like a Bavarian mountain village. Most buildings are alpine-style lodges, and restaurants and cafes serve delicious German-style beer and food. The city is a year-round tourist destination not just for its German-themed events such as Oktoberfest, but also for its gorgeous outdoor scene. Visitors can explore a reindeer farm, hike in Icicle Gorge, wander through Eagle Creek, and enjoy the Leavenworth Ski Hill in winter. There's also the famous Nutcracker Museum, which has over 6,000 nut-cracking tools.

Leavenworth's closest airport is the Pangborn Memorial Airport, about 45 minutes away by car. The Amtrak Empire Builder has service from Philadelphia, Seattle, Portland, and more for more direct access to the town. Buses service the town from across the nation, including from Chicago, Los Angeles, and Seattle.

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 Leavenworth?

Main arrival station: Icicle Station

Leavenworth receives travelers from Vancouver at its two active train stations.

All train stations in Leavenworth:

  • Icicle Station

  • Leavenworth

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