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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Vancouver to Pasco. Traveling by train from Vancouver to Pasco usually takes around 5 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Builder train can make the trip in 3 hours and 57 minutes.

Distance176 mi (283 km)
Fastest train3h 57m
Lowest price$35.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Builder
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Vancouver to Pasco

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Melissa

October 18, 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak Empire Builder

Pros: Relaxing, pleasant, smooth ride, good temperature, convenient electrical outlet for charging. Large clean windows enjoyable sight seeing. Spacious seating...able to stretch legs and also keep my carryon luggage with me. Seats recline nicely for comfort. Allowed...

Pros: Relaxing, pleasant, smooth ride, good temperature, convenient electrical outlet for charging. Large clean windows enjoyable sight seeing. Spacious seating...able to stretch legs and also keep my carryon luggage with me. Seats recline nicely for comfort. Allowed to bring water bottle on. Very clean toilet room. Cons: Being on time. Tips: May want pillow and small blanket for long trip.

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5.0

Savannah

August 3, 2019- Vacation

Amtrak Empire Builder

Fast and easy trip to Pasco

Fast and easy trip to Pasco

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

In the last month, $42.91 was the average price of a train ticket from Vancouver to Pasco. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $71.09 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25AugAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Vancouver to Pasco will vary between $42 and $63. Planning a train trip to Pasco within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Vancouver over the next 7 days is $42. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Vancouver to Pasco by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for May. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $39 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Vancouver to Pasco in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $48 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 26 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Pasco from Vancouver will be about $71.09 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Vancouver to Pasco?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 57m$72.13
Amtrak Empire Builder13h 57m$38.09
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 1 Amtrak trains from Vancouver to Pasco every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $55.

  • Amtrak Empire Builder

    Amtrak Empire Builder

    The Amtrak Empire Builder is a long-distance passenger rail service that has been in operation since 1929. The full 2,200-mile route takes 45 hours to connect Chicago with the Pacific Northwest. Don’t let the length of the trip intimidate you; the Empire Builder is one of Amtrak’s most popular services, and often rated as the most scenic train route in the country. The sightseer lounge, home to enormous windows, is the perfect place to drink in the incredible views of the Mississippi River, the North Dakota Plains, Glacier National Park, and the Columbia River Gorge. Overnight trips on the Empire Builder include the option to book sleeper cabins, for a more comfortable journey and included meals. All passengers can purchase meals or snacks in the cafe car.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Vancouver to Pasco during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Vancouver to Pasco?

The distance between Vancouver and Pasco is approximately 176 miles, or 283 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 57 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Vancouver to Pasco tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. 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 Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Vancouver at 1:00pm 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.

Is there a direct train from Vancouver to Pasco?

Trains leave the station in Vancouver twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Pasco faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Pasco 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 Pasco?

Main arrival station: Intermodal Station - 535 N 1st Ave

Pasco has one train station.

All train stations in Pasco:

  • Intermodal Station - 535 N 1st Ave

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