With the launch of the second Vancouver B.C. train, Washington State and British Columbia have came together to bring a great deal on getting to Canada. For a limited time, tickets are 25% off normal prices, making a very attractive deal for those going to Canada. Purchase tickets by December 31, 2009 and travel by January 31, 2010 to take advantage of this deal.
Sample one-way fares to and from Vancouver, BC include:
- Portland, OR: $34.50
- Tacoma, WA: $26.00
- Seattle, WA: $26.00
- Everett, WA: $17.00
- Bellingham, WA: $9.50
This deal was announced on Friday, October 9, 2009 with the Governor Christine Gregoire and B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell to promote the new train service at King Street Station. So far, the train is averaging only 60 passengers on weekdays and about 90 on weekends.
For more information, check out the promotion for further details and blackout dates.
Also, don’t forget that this Fall is double Amtrak Guest Rewards points. Great way to earn free travel and other perks for our more frequent rail travelers.