The Amtrak Cascades route travels between Vancouver, British Columbia and Eugene, Oregon in the Pacific Northwest. It is one of the most scenic Amtrak routes with beautiful mountain and water views.

Things to Know

  • The Seattle to Vancouver segment is particularly beautiful
  • If you are crossing the border between US and Canada, you have to have proper documents and identification. Get more details.


View the Cascades schedule to plan your trip. You can also see current schedules via Google Maps or when booking your tickets.


  • Multiple trains each day with WiFi, a cafe and business class seating
  • One morning and one evening train departs from Vancouver, BC with a four-hour trip time to Seattle
  • The entire route is just over 10.5 hours
  • The Seattle-Portland segment has the most trains



  • Downtown Vancouver
  • Science World
  • Bellingham Cruise Terminal
  • San Juan Cruises
  • Premier Harvest Seafood Market
  • Downtown Seattle
  • CenturyLink Field
  • The Great Hall at Union Station
  • Tacoma Dome
  • Downtown Portland
  • Moda Center
  • Veterans Memorial Coliseum
  • Williamette Hertitage Center
  • Martha Springer Botanical Garden
  • Deepwood Museum & Gardens
  • Skinner Butte Park
  • Alton Baker Park
  • Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House

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