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Relaxing and no hurry, however..

We rode North on train as planned. Get a seat on the left side (water side) when traveling north... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pam B
Edmonds, Washington
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Not the wow that we expected

We got off to a poor start with the US border computers being down so we had to fill out new ESTA... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Driffield, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Relaxing and no hurry, however..”
4 weeks ago
“Not the wow that we expected”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode North on train as planned. Get a seat on the left side (water side) when traveling north. If you don't get one of these, view is significantly reduced. Go to club car and get coffee or food when along water to see the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Pam B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got off to a poor start with the US border computers being down so we had to fill out new ESTA forms even though we had printed ESTA acceptances with us. This, at 5.30 in the morning was not a good way to begin....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Geoffmount
Reviewed August 11, 2019

We took the Amtrak Thruway bus from Seattle to Vancouver and a few weeks later we returned from Vancouver to Seattle. The service was excellent both ways. However, the journey to Vancouver took around two and a half hours as we were the only bus...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LesleyDublin
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

We took the early morning train from Vancouver to Seattle. We originally thought of doing a multi day trip but luckily limited it to that one 4 hour segment. We booked Business Class thinking it might be worthwhile but the accommodation is very tired and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 262nigelb
Reviewed July 31, 2019

It was not at all clear on their website that, when travelling from Vancouver to Seattle, Amtrak offered both a Train and Bus service. The train operates early morning and evening, whereas the bus operates at other times. The website needs to make this much...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019

My wife and I took this from Seattle to Vancouver where we were to start a cruise. The trip takes about four hours, and it was on time. The train, however, often moved at a glacial pace. Sometimes the views were very nice, but not...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mark R
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

Typical Amtrak service from Seattle to Vancouver... Train was an hr late, ride was fun, take playing cards. No cell service for a lot of it, but overall as enjoyable as other ones. No viewing car, and they overbooked this one, so we had to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank petablo1
Reviewed July 13, 2019

We took the Cascades from Vancouver to Seattle on July 5th , 6:30 AM. This was the first time we had ever taken an Amtrak train and have to say we weren't disappointed. We took the coach class and were fortunate to have four seats,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Familyman94
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

I caught the 7.45am train from Seattle to Vancouver, BC. This was my first experience using Amtrak so I had booked a Business Class seat since it wasn't much more in cost than Coach when I booked. In the carriage I was in were 12...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank travelisbliss22
Reviewed July 10, 2019

We took the Amtrak Cascades line from Vancouver British Columbia to Seattle Washington. If you always wanted to do a scenic train vacation but lacked the money or the time, this is the trip for you. It is a nice alternative to the chaos of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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