Portland/Oregon to San Juan Islands via Amtrak/ferry

Seattle/Vancouver to San Juan Islands

Victoria BC to San Juan Islands/Portland/Oregon

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Text Box: Coach  Fares to the San Juans

Reservations normally required AT LEAST 3 DAYS IN ADVANCE for train & shuttle.  Reservations not available on ferry.

Take the train!

You will have more legroom.

Your seat will be larger and more comfortable.

Spokane train has dining car service.

Train times in black

Shuttle times in green

Ferry times in blue

Bus times in red




San Juan Islands




Amtrak Business Class

Amtrak Bistro

Now you can take Amtrak to visit the San Juan Islands—Orcas, Lopez & Friday Harbor

Business Class is available to Seattle, Vancouver & Oregon.

Large windows to enjoy the scenery.

Food service is available on all Amtrak trains.

All fares shown require purchase at least 5 days prior to travel.

Tickets purchased closer to departure are $20 higher.  Processing fees not included.


Bargain, Saver, and Economy Fares are sold from restricted inventory, which means they may not be available for purchase even when a train is not full.  The lowest fares sometimes sell out weeks or months in advance.  At Amtrak’s sole discretion, there may be trains that do not have any seats at the lower fares.


Refund Policy


75% refund until 5 days prior to travel

65% refund until 48 hours prior to travel

No refunds after 48 hours prior to travel




Round-Trip Discount

Adult $11.00

Fares include train, transfer, ferry,  taxes, fuel surcharges, embarkation fees, & costs of program operation.

Train travel to Orcas, Friday Harbor, and Lopez involves a ferry and a transfer to complete the journey.  The Catch-A-Train NetworkTM 


of ferry and transfer operations provides convenient train connections for travelers between the San Juan Islands and Amtrak stations in the Cascades region such as Seattle, Portland, Salem, & Eugene.  Connections are provided to the San Juan Islands via the venerable Washington State ferries.  These ferries to Lopez, Shaw, Orcas, & Friday Harbor carry passengers all year.  Connections also are available to Vancouver, British Columbia.


TravelWithaFriendSM Fares      


TravelByYourselfSM Fares

A one-way reservation fee of $10 applies to all bookings.

A $10 documentation fee is assessed for each passenger crossing the US/Canadian border by train.

Portland/Oregon to Victoria without paying for a Seattle cross-town taxi

Victoria fares are $5 higher

Enjoy the traditional ferries of the Northwest