Rocky Mountaineer to and from Seattle

seattle-washingtonIn 2015, the Rocky Mountaineer offers both GoldLeaf and SilverLeaf train service from Vancouver to Seattle and Seattle to Vancouver .

The train departs Vancouver for Seattle or Seattle for Vancouver 12 Saturdays from May 21 to September 17, 2016.

From Vancouver

The train boards at Pacific Central train station in Vancouver at 7:30 AM and arrives at Seattle’s King Street Station at 1:30 PM. Breakfast is served on the train. (You will clear customs before departing Vancouver.)

From Seattle

The train boards at Seattle’s King Street Station at 4:00 PM and arrives in Vancouver at 9:30 PM. Dinner is served on the train. (You will clear customs after arriving in Vancouver.)

2016 Dates: Vancouver/Seattle – Seattle/Vancouver

Saturdays
May 21
June 4, 18
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
August 27
September 3, 10, 17

You can add the Vancouver to Seattle or Seattle to Vancouver Rocky Mountaineer train trip to any package. However, packages that begin with a night in Vancouver on a Sunday (or two day rail from Vancouver on Monday) are best if you want to begin in Seattle.

Packages that include train departures from Banff on a Wednesday or Jasper on a Thursday are best if you want to end your trip in Seattle.

If you book a trip that begins in Seattle and ends in Calgary, it is easy to arrange the short flight (two hours) from Calgary to Seattle. The price is about $215 per person.

The following packages begin easily in Seattle:

Two Day Rail Journey Vancouver to Banff – SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf (Monday Departure)
Classic Rail Vacation – Vancouver to Banff National Park – SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf (Sunday Start Dates)
Canadian Rockies Highlights beginning with a night in Vancouver – (Sunday Start Dates)
First Passage to the West Discovery Rail and Drive – (Sunday Start Dates)
Complete Canadian Rockies – (Sunday departure on the ViaRail train)

The following packages end easily in Seattle:

Two Day Rail Journey Banff to Vancouver – SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf (Wednesday Departure from Banff)
Two Day Rail Journey Jasper to Vancouver – SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf (Thursday Departure from Jasper)

Classic Rail Vacation – Banff National Park to Vancouver (Tuesday Start Dates from Banff)
Classic Rail Vacation – Jasper National Park to Vancouver (Wednesday Start Dates from Jasper)
Canadian Rockies Highlights –  (Sunday Start Dates from Calgary)
First Passage to the West Discovery Rail and Drive – (Sunday Start Dates from Calgary)

PRICES – all prices are per person
OPTIONSSILVERLEAFGOLDLEAF
Rocky Mountaineer Train Service$550$750
Train + one night in Vancouver$650$850
Train + two nights in Vancouver$750$950
Train + one night in Seattle$728$928
Train + one night in Vancouver & one night in Seattle$828$1028
Hotels include the Georgian Court in Vancouver (SilverLeaf) and the Fairmont in Vancouver (GoldLeaf) and the Fairmont in Seattle (Silver & GoldLeaf).

 

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