Riding the train

Book a trip

Want to ride the train? Visit www.AmtrakCascades.com to plan a trip, view schedules, and make a reservation. For fares and reservations, you can also call 1-800-USA-Rail


Amtrak Cascades Service

The Amtrak Cascades service operates over 4,000 trains annually, with daily stops in 18 Pacific Northwest cities. This service includes:

  • 4 daily round trips between Seattle and Portland
  • 2 daily round trips between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 2 daily round trips between Portland and Eugene, Ore.

Amtrak Cascades route map, with stops from Vancouver, British Columbia to Eugene, Oregon

Link to schedule page

Train equipment

Amtrak Cascades primarily uses Talgo European articulated trainsets and state-of-the-art Siemens Charger locomotives.

  • WSDOT owns all Charger locomotives
  • WSDOT owns two trainsets
  • ODOT owns two train sets
  • Amtrak owns two trainsets

A typical Amtrak Cascades trainset seats approximately 250 passengers and typically consists of 13 train cars, including one baggage car; two business class (first-class) coaches; seven standard coaches; one bistro (cafe) car; one lounge car; and one service car that provides onboard electricity for the train.

Passenger cars are outfitted with leather seats, ADA accessible cars and restrooms and onboard Wi-Fi. The bistro and lounge cars provide additional amenities.