"Amtrak goes to Vancouver/Portland" Top 5 Page for this destination Train / Monorail / StreetCar Tip by joiwatani

Train / Monorail / StreetCar, Seattle: 51 reviews and 85 photos


Are you thinking of crossing the border and head to Vancouver from Seattle? Might as well since you are close anyway...Who knows when you come back to Seattle? When I take trips, I usually try to visit the neighboring city, too...

Take the Amtrak Cascade's train to Vancouver. Make sure to book online. Reservations are required on Coaches.

The fares to Vancouver varies depending on the time.

Service on Amtrak Cascades Trains:
Coaches: Reservations required
Cascades Business Class service
Wi-Fi available on board
Airport Connection
Sleeping cars:Superliner sleeping accommodations on Trains 11 and 14, the Coast Starlight. Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge available in Portland for Sleeping car service passengers.
Dining Cars: Comple meal service on Trains 11 and 14.
Lounge.Bistro cars:Sandwiches, snacks and beverages on all trains.
Bicycles: Trains 500 through 517 are equipped with a limited number of bike racks for carrying unboxed bicycles.. Reservation required, service charge applies. The passenger brings the bicycle to and picks it up from the baggage car. Certain connecting Thruway buses also carry bicylces. Consult agent.
Visit clippervacations.com or call 1-800-888-2535 for schedules to Victoria, B.C.
Time is available at Eugene to ticket University of Oregon passengers.
Bus will not operate 7/3 and 9/4. Bus will also opoerate 7/4 and 9/5.
Cantrail Coach Lines accpets two free suitcases and one carry-on bag.
Additional bags for a fee. Bicycles must be in a box. Call 604-294-5541.

Note: Proper documentation is required to cross U.S./Canadian border. See General information at Amtrak.com for important customs and immigration information.

Operation of Trains 500 through 517 and Thruway bus service between Portland and Eugene is financed primarilyu through funds made available by the Oregon Department of Transportatin, and between Vancouver-Seattle-Portland by the Washington State Department of Transportation.

Passengers holding multi-ride tickets should be aware that reserved ticketed passengers have priority seating on Amtrak Thruway buses.

Prices as of October 11, 2011:

Lowest Price Morning
Afternoon: $142.00
Evening: $62.50

Shortest trip: 3 hr, 8 minutes

Phone: 1-800 USA RAIL
Type: Train
Website: http://www.amtrak.com

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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