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Amtrak Cascades resumes service between Vancouver and Seattle

For visitors and locals, the Amtrak Cascades Vancouver to Seattle is one of the best ways to view some of the most scenic vistas in the pacific northwest.

Now delighted to hear that Amtrak Cascades service between Vancouver and Seattle in conjunction with Amtrak and Via Rail has resume service, which was suspended in 2020 due to the pandemic.

The current schedule has the morning Cascades train to Vancouver departing Seattle at 7:45 a.m., stoping at five cities along the way and arrive into Vancouver at 11:45 a.m.

Traveling southbound, Amtrak will depart Vancouver at 5:45 p.m. and arrive into Seattle at 10:10 p.m.

Amtrak Cascades Vancouver to Seattle
On board Amtrak Cascades Seattle to Vancouver.

Amtrak is planning to add a second daily trip with a morning departure from Vancouver in the near future.

Amtrak Cascades runs along the coast line from British Columbia, through river and mountain vistas in Washington and Oregon, offering passenger views of pacific northwest’s most distinctive cities and spectacular natural attractions. 

Seattle to Portland

In addition, to resuming service to Canada, the route offers three daily round trips between Portland and Seattle, two daily round trips between Eugene and Portland and four daily buses between Seattle and Vancouver BC.

While onboard, customers can enjoy the cafe car which features products grown and made in the Pacific Northwest on its current Bistro Menu. 

Customers also appreciate free Wi-Fi on the Washington segment of the trip, freedom to use phones and electronic devices at all times (no “airplane mode”), large spacious seats with ample leg room, no middle seat, and one of the most generous baggage policies in the travel industry, applicable for two personal items and two carry-on bags. 

Canadians can book tickets at Via Rail

Customers can purchase tickets at Amtrak online, travellers departing from Canada can also book their tickets at Via Rail.

For visitors and locals, the Amtrak Cascades Vancouver to Seattle is a wonderful way to view some of the most scenic vistas in the pacific northwest.

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