Orcas/Friday Harbor/Lopez and Portland Oregon/Vancouver/Seattle/Port Angeles/Victoria BC

The San Juan Islands do not have passenger train service. Anyone wishing to travel to or from Eugene, Salem, Portland, Seattle, Port Angeles, or Vancouver by train must travel part-way by connecting road service and ferry. The cost of the connecting road and ferry services is included in the fare.  Ferry services operate all year to Orcas, Lopez, Shaw, and Friday Harbor. 

Traveling from Portland, Eugene, & Salem Oregon to Friday Harbor & Orcas by train and ferry is a popular way to go.  Trains and ferries operate all year and extra ferries operate in the summer.  Trains from Portland, Eugene, and Salem Oregon offer both Economy and the even more comfortable Business Class.  Plenty of room to stretch your legs and stroll down to the Bistro car for food and beverages.  Food and drink are also available on board the ferries to Friday Harbor, Orcas, Lopez, and Shaw.  Included in your ticket is convenient car service operating directly between Amtrak stations and the ferry terminal in Anacortes.


Traveling from Seattle & Vancouver to Friday Harbor & Orcas by train and ferry is also popular.  Trains and ferries operate all year and extra ferries operate in the summer. Amtrak trains from Seattle and Vancouver also offer both Economy and the even more comfortable Business Class.  Plenty of room to stretch your legs and stroll down to the Bistro car for food and beverages.  Food and drink are also available on board the ferries to Friday Harbor, Orcas, Lopez, and Shaw.  Included in your ticket is convenient car service operating directly between Amtrak stations and the ferry terminal in Anacortes.  Additional frequencies from Seattle are offered using trains with only coach seating,  Amtrak trains with First Class private rooms, and Amtrak buses.  Ferry schedules change about every three months and are made available about one month before going into effect.  

For reservations call:

800-457-3549 8am to 6pm PDT

or 812-935-7960

 

or email us at:

reserve@catch-a-train.com

                  FARES

Fares shown are one-way and are the lowest adult fare per person possible for each schedule.  Friend Fares require two people to travel together.  Fares are higher for popular departures and for bookings made fewer than 5 days prior to the date of departure

 

                  SEASONS

 

Spring    March 22--June 13 2015

Summer June 14--September 19 2015

Fall        September 21 2014--December 27 2014

Winter   December 28, 2014-March 21, 2015

Getting to Orcas Island and Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands by train and ferry

(scroll down for schedules and fares from VANCOUVER BC AND SEATTLE)

Victoria, BC to Friday Harbor and Orcas (please see our Victoria, BC page)

 

 
Eugene to the San Juan Islands by train and ferry
Albany to the San Juan Islands by train and ferry
Salem to the San Juan Islands by train and ferry
Portland to the San Juan Islands by train and ferry


 

SUMMER             DAILY        DAILY      FRIDAY 

Eugene               5:30AM    8:40AM  11:25AM

Albany                6:13AM    9:35AM  12:20PM

Salem            6:42AM 10:15AM 12:55PM
Portland         8:20AM 12:15PM   2:40PM
Lopez             5:50PM   9:50PM 12:00MI
Orcas             4:50PM   8:25PM 12:30AM*
Friday Harbor  5:50PM   9:25PM   1:10AM*

 

                              2-for-1 Fares (per person)

                                                starting at
 

                          

Eugene                  $  99         $142         $102 
Albany                   $  97         $135         $  95

Salem                    $  93         $130         $  90

Portland                 $  84         $114         $  74

 

 

Portland Oregon to Friday Harbor and Orcas by train and ferry

Lowest fares shown cannot be purchased fewer than 14 days prior to departure, are totally nonrefundable, and availability is limited.

Higher partially-refundable fares are also available

Portland         Lopez      Orcas    Friday Harbor  Spring & Fall

   leave             arrive      arrive         arrive          

  8:20am        5:20pm    4:45pm      5:50pm      1234567

12:15pm        9:15pm    9:55pm       9:45pm      12345

  2:20pm      11:25pm  11:55pm     12:35am*    5


       

                                                                       Winter

  8:20am        3:55pm     4:25pm      5:55pm      5

                      3:55pm     4:25pm      7:05pm      1234

                      6:10pm     4:20pm      5:00pm      67

12:15pm        8:35pm     9:05pm      9:45pm      5

                      9:50pm    10:25pm   11:05pm       1234
Eugene Oregon to Friday Harbor and Orcas by train and ferry

 

  Eugene          Lopez      Orcas    Friday Harbor Spring & Fall  

     leave           arrive      arrive         arrive       
  5:30am        5:20pm    4:45pm      5:50pm      1234567
   8:40am        9:15pm    9:55pm       9:45pm      12345

  11:40am     11:25pm   11:55pm    12:35am*    5

                                                                       Winter

  5:30am        3:55pm     4:25pm      5:55pm      5

  5:30am        3:55pm     4:25pm      7:05pm      1234

  5:30am        6:10pm     4:20pm      5:00pm      67

   8:40am        8:35pm     9:05pm      9:45pm      5

   8:40am         9:50pm    10:25pm   11:05pm      1234

  

 

Seattle and Vancouver to Friday Harbor & Orcas Island by train and ferry

 

Vancouver BC Seattle     Lopez    Orcas   Friday Harbor Spring & Fall
      leave           leave        arrive    arrive       arrive   

    6:30am       7:40am  11:25am 11:50am   2:00pm       1234567

                        8:50am   1:15pm   2:45pmS 3:45pm        1234567 

                      12:40pm   5:20pm   4:45pm   5:50pm        1234567

                        4:40pm   9:15pm   9:55pm   9:45pm        1234567

                        5:05pm   9:15pm                 9:45pm        12345

                        5:35pm                 9:55pm                      12345

     5:35pm      6:50pm  11:25pm 11:55pm 12:35am*      5


                                                                                           Summer

     6:30am      7:40am    1:30pm 11:25am    1:00pm      1234567

                        8:50am    1:30pm  1:45pm    1:00pm      1234567

  W11:30am     12:40pm    5:50pm  4:55pm    5:50pm      1234567

                        4:05pm    7:25pm                                   145

                        4:40pm    9:50pm  8:25pm    9:25pm       1234567

                        5:05pm                                  9:25pm      12345

                        5:35pm    9:50pm 10:20pm                     12345

      5:35pm     6:50pm  11:59pm 12:30am*  1:10am*     5


                                                                                             Winter

     6:30am      7:40am 11:10am  12:30pm  11:40am       12345

     6:30am      7:40am   1:30pm  11:05am   2:30pm        67

                        8:50am                               3:15pm        12345

                        8:50am   1:30pm    1:45pm   2:30pm       67
                      12:40pm   3:55pm    4:25pm    5:55pm      5

                      12:40pm   3:55pm    4:25pm    7:05pm      1234

                      12:40pm   6:10pm    4:20pm    5:00pm      67

                        4:05pm                  8:10pm                    12345

                        4:33pm   8:35pm                   9:05pm      5

                        4:40pm   9:15pm    9:55pm    9:45pm      67

                        5:35pm   9:50pm   10:25pm  11:05pm      12345


                                                                 2-for-1 Fares (per person)

                                                              starting at

Seattle                $54   $  58   $83  $88  $90
Vancouver BC      $58   $112

                          

 

Reverse Seattle and Vancouver to Friday Harbor and Orcas by train Amtrak and ferry


Reverse Vancouver to Friday Harbor and Orcas by train and ferry

Lowest fares shown cannot be purchased fewer than 14 days prior to departure, are totally nonrefundable, and availability is limited.

Higher partially-refundable fares are also available.

Bus trips must be purchased at least 21 days in advance--available only to US and Canadian residents


Friday Harbor    Orcas       Lopez    Vancouver BC          Spring & Fall
     leave           leave        leave          arrive                  Friend Fare

    6:10am        6:45am    7:30am      11:45am               $45

    4:15pm        5:15pm    5:00pm     10:50pm               $45

                                                                                  Summer

    6:05am                       7:15am     11:45am               $45

    9:45am        7:35am    6:50am        3:30pm               $66
   10:55am      12:05pm  10:45am        9:30pm               $77

    3:45pm        5:35pm    6:15pm     10:50pm               $45

                                                                                   Winter

    5:55am                       6:40am     11:45am               $45/Monday thru Friday

    3:40pm        4:50pm    6:10pm     10:50pm               $45/Monday thru Friday   
    4:30pm        3:35pm    4:20pm     10:50pm               $45/Saturday & Sunday
      
Reverse Seattle to Friday Harbor and Orcas by train and ferry


Friday Harbor      Orcas       Lopez        Seattle                    Spring & Fall 
     leave             leave        leave          arrive                    Friend Fare 
    5:45am                        6:30am      10:55am                   $41

  11:35am        12:25pm    9:30am         4:45pm                 $77

  11:35am        12:25pm    1:35pm         5:40pm                 $45

    4:15pm         5:15pm     5:00pm     10:00pm                 $41

                                                                                       Summer

    6:05am                        7:15am      10:55am                  $41

  10:55am        12:05pm  10:45am         4:45pm                  $77        

  10:55am        12:05pm  10:45am         5:40pm                  $45 
    3:45pm         5:20pm    6:15pm      10:00pm                  $41
                                                                                        Winter
    5:55am                        6:40am      10:55am                   $41 Monday thru Friday
  11:55am        12:00no   12:45pm         4:45pm                   $77 Saturday & Sunday
  11:55am        12:00no   12:45pm          5:40pm                   $45 Saturday & Sunday
  12:10pm        12:55pm  12:55pm         4:45pm                   $77 Monday thru Friday
  12:10pm        12:55pm  12:55pm         5:40pm                   $45 Monday thru Friday
    3:40pm         4:50pm    6:10pm       10:00pm                  $41 Monday thru Thursday   
    6:15pm                                          10:00pm                  $41 Friday
    4:30pm         3:35pm    4:20pm       10:00pm                  $41 Saturday & Sunday
                                                                                  
Portland Eugene and Salem Oregon to Friday Harbor and Orcas by train and ferry

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Reverse Portland Oregon to Friday Harbor and Orcas by train and ferry

Lowest fares shown cannot be purchased fewer than 14 days prior to departure, are totally nonrefundable, and availability is limited.

Higher partially-refundable fares are also available


SUMMER              DAILY        DAILY        DAILY

 

Friday Harbor  5:45AM   8:05AM 11:00AM

Orcas                           8:50AM 12:05PM
Lopez             6:25AM   7:15AM 10:45AM
Portland         3:05PM    5:50PM   9:20PM
Salem            4:45PM    7:12PM  10:55PM
Albany                 5:20PM      7:41PM    11:35PM
Eugene                6:10PM      8:40PM    12:25AM*
 
                                2-for-1 Fares (per person)
                                                starting at
 
Eugene                  $  89         $144         $131
Albany                   $  82         $142         $124

Salem                    $  77         $138         $119

Portland                 $  61         $129         $103

 

 Friday Harbor      Orcas        Lopez       Portland   Spring & Fall
     leave              leave        leave          arrive       Friend Fare  
    5:45am                         6:30am        3:15pm    $61
  11:35am        12:25pm     9:05am       9:20pm     $103
                                        1:35pm       9:20pm     $129
 
                                                                          Winter
    5:55am                          6:40am      3:15pm     $61/Monday thru Friday
    8;00am          8:50am     9:15am      5:50pm     $129/Saturday & Sunday
  12:10pm         12:55pm   12:55pm      9:20pm    $103/Monday thru Friday
  11:55am         12:00no    12:45pm      9:20pm    $103/Saturday & Sunday

                                                                             

Reverse Eugene Oregon to Friday Harbor and Orcas by train and ferry

Lowest fares shown cannot be purchased fewer than 14 days prior to departure, are totally nonrefundable, and availability is limited.

Higher partially-refundable fares are also available.


Friday Harbor      Orcas        Lopez       Eugene      Spring & Fall

     leave              leave        leave          arrive       Friend Fare  
    5:45am                         6:30am      6:10pm      $88

  11:35am        12:25pm     9:30am     12:25am*    $130 

                                        1:35pm     12:25am*    $144 


                                                                          Winter

    5:55am                          6:40am      6:10pm       $88/Monday thru Friday

    8;00am          8:50am     9:15am      8:40pm      $144/Saturday & Sunday

  12:10pm         12:55pm   12:55pm     12:25am*    $130/Monday thru Friday

  11:55am         12:00no    12:45pm     12:25am*    $130/Saturday & Sunday