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Duration 2 days 4h
Distance 1282 miles
Average price $200
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Vancouver and California takes 2 days 4h and the fastest train takes 2 days 3h. There is at least one train per day from Vancouver to California. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  2. Seattle King Street Station
  3. Los Angeles
40h 40m
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$163 - $236

Vancouver to California train times

Trains run once daily between Vancouver and Los Angeles. The service departs Vancouver at 17:45 in the afternoon, which arrives into Los Angeles at 21:00. All services require a transfer at Seattle King Street Station and take an average of 2 days 4h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Vancouver to California? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver station to California station. However, there are services departing from Vancouver Pacific Central Station and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station via Seattle King Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 40m.

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The distance between Vancouver and California is 899 miles. The road distance is 1282 miles.

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Vancouver to California train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Vancouver Pacific Central Station.

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Vancouver to California train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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What companies run services between Vancouver and California?

You can take a train from Vancouver to Los Angeles via Seattle King Street Station in around 40h 40m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410

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