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Train to Vancouver near airport?

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Train to Vancouver near airport?

Which train station that has service to Vancouver would be closest to the airport? We fly in late, will stay at an airport hotel and would like to catch the train the next day. Any suggestions? Thank you!

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1. Re: Train to Vancouver near airport?

sort of depends on if your speaking of Vanc washington or Vancouver BC? Vanc Wa can be accessed by the Tukwila station but north to BC you need the station in downtown Seattle. For simplicity you may consider taking a flat rate taxi. Look at:

flatrateforhire.com

fare should be about $30. You can take light rail by looking at top right for top questions, however with an early departure to Vanc I'd think a cab would be more 'comfortable' than dealing with trains etc.

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2. Re: Train to Vancouver near airport?

Since posting this, I have discovered the BOLT BUS - very inexpensive and more scheduled departures than the Amtrak connections. Is anyone familiar with using this as a means from Seattle to Vancouver, BC? Thanks again!

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3. Re: Train to Vancouver near airport?

You catch BoltBus at 5th & Jackson which on street level above the International District/Chinatown Station stop for Link light rail from the airport. Buses must stop at the border for Canadian customs/immigration and you have to take all of your belongings inside with you. Train passengers are processed inside the station in Vancouver. Buses & trains both terminate at Pacific Central Station in Vancouver.

I much prefer Amtrak to the bus (Amtrak Thruway bus, Boltbus, etc.).

Edited: 18 May 2014, 03:13
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4. Re: Train to Vancouver near airport?

Thanks a lot - very good to know all these details!!!!

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5. Re: Train to Vancouver near airport?

I'm in Vancouver now taking the train to Seattle tomorrow. The train is extremely scenic driving down the highway is aNn all that exciting.

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6. Re: Train to Vancouver near airport?

Thank you - and enjoy!!!!!!!

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