Amtrak Cascades Route Atlas
Vancouver, British Columbia -
Seattle - Portland - Eugene, Oregon
Northwest Regional Trains
Amtrak Route Description
The following has been extracted from the Amtrak's 'Amtrak Cascades' route description.
"From Eugene, Oregon to Vancouver, British Columbia, the Amtrak Cascades offers an unparalleled experience of the great Pacific Northwest. Through Seattle and Portland, past Mount St. Helens and across the Columbia River Gorge, you'll witness some of our continent's most distinctive cities and most spectacular natural attractions."
"Onboard these sleek, European-style trains, you'll enjoy wide, reclining seats, laptop outlets and bike racks. Relax in the Bistro Car, which features fresh, regional cuisine, wine, microbrews, and the coffees Seattle made famous."
The rail travel distance between Vancouver and Seattle via the Amtrak Cascade Route is 157 miles and the rail travel time is about 4 hours. The distance from Seattle to Eugene is 310 miles and takes about 6 and 1/2 hours. To make the entire trip between Vancouver and Eugene it is necessary to change trains in Seattle or one of the other common station stops.
Hop on an Amtrak Cascades train to connect with VIA Rail Canada's world famous train the 'Canadian" at Vancouver's Pacific Central Station.