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There are 3 ways to get from Vancouver to Port Townsend by train, car, plane, car ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, drive  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Mount Vernon Amtrak Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Drive from Mount Vernon Amtrak Station to Port Townsend

$45 - $84

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 58m

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Port Townsend 255.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, car ferry, bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the Sea Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour
  2. Take the car ferry from Victoria to Port Angeles
  3. Take the bus from Port Angeles, WA to Port Townsend, WA

$201 - $273

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Port Townsend is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Port Townsend is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 58m.

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The distance between Vancouver and Port Townsend is 132 km. The road distance is 408.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Vancouver to Port Townsend, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Port Townsend is 408 km. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Vancouver to Port Townsend.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Port Townsend. Prices start at $121 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Port Townsend.
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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 49m

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Port Townsend, WA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Vancouver to Port Townsend. However, you can take the train to Mount Vernon Amtrak Station then take the drive to Port Townsend. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Port Townsend.

Train operators
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Mount Vernon Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Dungeness Line - Olympic
Phone
+1 360-417-0700
Website
dungeness-line.com
Bus from Port Angeles, WA to Port Townsend, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
dungeness-line.com
Ferry operators
Black Ball Ferry Line
Website
cohoferry.com
Car ferry from Victoria to Port Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $70
Schedules at
cohoferry.com
Book at
cohoferry.com
Adult
$19
Vehicle & Passenger
$66
Motorcycle & Passenger
$37
Other operators
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$164
Schedules at
harbourair.com

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