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Amtrak Cascades offers one round trip between Seattle and Vancouver, Canada, three round trips between Seattle and Portland; with two extending to Eugene, Oregon. Amtrak Cascades food and beverage service is back in action. There is daily bus service between Seattle, Everett, Mount Vernon, and Bellingham. Some extra buses have been added by Amtrak and Cantrail to Vancouver, BC. The Coast Starlight offers a fourth round trip south of Seattle.
Masks are optional, as of April 18, 2022; they are still required on trains and buses in Canada. 
Trip flexibility: Amtrak is waiving all change fees for reservations made by February 28, 2023. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. The change fee waiver does not apply to a previously purchased fare rebooked for the same train, date and origin/destination to a lower fare.  
All trains stop at all stations. 
The easiest way to check the schedule is to click on the Buy Tickets button and enter your origin and destination. The site will do the rest and you are not committed to purchase until you are ready. If you'd like to see the entire schedule, you can view the Amtrak Cascades schedule in pdf form (404kb). 
For the health and safety of all and to reduce the risk of exposure, Amtrak is deep-cleaning trains and wiping touch surfaces frequently. 
Amtrak’s Empire Builder will continue to connect Seattle, Edmonds, and Everett.

Amtrak Cascades is sponsored by the states of Washington and Oregon. 

Amtrak Cascades trains connect cities along the I-5 corridor including Seattle, Portland, and Eugene, Oregon. 

Daily round trip train service includes:

  • Three daily round trips between Seattle and Portland
  • One daily round trip between Seattle and Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Two daily round trips between Portland and Eugene

WSDOT invests in Amtrak Cascades  

  • Work is completed on $800 million in rail improvements resulting in faster, more reliable Amtrak Cascades service.

Amtrak Cascades is funded primarily by ticket revenues, with the balance of operating costs paid for the states of Washington and Oregon. For questions and comments regarding Washington and Oregon's involvement in intercity passenger rail and Amtrak Cascades, please contact WSDOT or ODOT.

WSDOT is responsible for Amtrak Cascades service in Washington and British Columbia:

Washington State Department of Transportation
PO Box 47407
Olympia, WA 98504-7407


ODOT is responsible for Amtrak Cascades service in Oregon:

Oregon State Department of Transportation
555 13th St SE
Salem, OR 97301- 3871

Washington and Oregon strive to:

  • Provide an efficient, safe and cost-effective alternative to highway and air travel.
  • Support future growth and operate an efficient, high-quality intercity passenger rail service that helps minimize the need for state subsidies.
  • Be sensitive to community and environmental impacts, and business costs.
  • Integrate with local roadway, transit, bicycle and pedestrian transportation networks.

Amtrak Cascades is a registered service mark of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.