Amtrak Cascades will again provide holiday travelers with more options for getting to destinations in the Northwest this Thanksgiving season.
The state Department of Transportation will offer two additional Amtrak Cascades train trips between Seattle and Portland, in addition to the regular schedule. The additional trains will depart from Seattle on Wednesday, Nov. 23, and Sunday, Nov. 27, at 12:30 p.m., arriving in Portland at 4:45 p.m. They will leave Portland at 5:45 p.m. both days and arrive in Seattle at 10 p.m.
Regular one-way adult fares between Seattle and Portland start at $26. All Amtrak Cascades trains require reservations.
The Oregon Department of Transportation will add more buses between Portland and Eugene to supplement train travel, and Oregon’s trains will run on their weekend schedule Nov. 23-27. For information, see the Amtrak Cascades website, amtrakcascades.com.
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Customers are encouraged to book tickets early for best availability. Travelers can purchase tickets online or by calling 800-872-7245 (800-USA-RAIL).
Go online to the Amtrak Rider’s Guide for details about baggage, pets and bicycle reservations.