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About Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Amtrak Empire Builder tickets by searching Overall, Amtrak Empire Builder serves 766 train routes, connecting 45 cities in 1 countries. To cover all these routes Amtrak Empire Builder runs an average of 2,933 trips per day and 89,204 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $9.94 to $531.62 based on a variety of factors.


Amtrak Empire Builder train Coverage

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Amtrak Empire Builder train amenities

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Is there WiFi onboard Amtrak Empire Builder?

No, Amtrak Empire Builder does not offer WiFi at this time. We find that a good book makes the time fly by and streaming services like Netflix allow you download TV shows and movies that you can then watch during your trip. Plan ahead and you will stay entertained during the entire train ride.

Are there power outlets on a Amtrak Empire Builder train? Are there USB plugs?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Amtrak Empire Builder train trips. You can generally find one or two plugs per row of seats, so be a good traveler and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a power outlet USB converter that typically come with most phones and tablets. Since Amtrak Empire Builder might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power outlets. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

Are there bathrooms on Amtrak Empire Builder trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Empire Builder train trips. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages offered onboard Amtrak Empire Builder trips?

Amtrak Empire Builder provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Check with the carrier if snacks are for sale, and pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Does Amtrak Empire Builder offer any premium features like extra legroom, movies or TV?

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Empire Builder advertises that they offer extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you might get varies from carrier to carrier, but getting extra is always good.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Empire Builder ticket?

Amtrak Empire Builder does not require a printed ticket to board the train. An E Ticket is sent to you by email that you can load on most electronic devices. You will want to have your ticket ready to be displayed as you board for the agent to scan. We recommend you download the Wanderu app, as it gives you super easy access to E Tickets for your upcoming trips for most carriers. As back up, road warriors recommend taking a screenshot of your E Ticket. That way, you won’t be fumbling around in case your internet connection cuts out.

Can you use your phone to board Amtrak Empire Builder?

Yes, you can board Amtrak Empire Builder by showing your E Ticket on your phone. The E Ticket is emailed to when you make your reservation. To save yourself the trouble of digging through your inbox to find your ticket, get the Wanderu app and pull up your ticket with one click.

Do you need an ID to get on a Amtrak Empire Builder train?

Yes, Amtrak Empire Builder requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, like a college ID, won’t work.

Does Amtrak Empire Builder offer will call tickets, that you pick up at the station?

No, currently Amtrak Empire Builder does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station or stop.

Amtrak Empire Builder serves travelers in United States with train service to 45 destinations. These are the most popular Amtrak Empire Builder schedules and routes.

Portland to Spokane
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Seattle to Wenatchee
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Seattle to Leavenworth
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St Paul to Chicago
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Spokane to Seattle
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West Glacier to Whitefish
Travel DateThu Feb 21
Leavenworth to Wenatchee
Travel DateWed Feb 20
Essex to West Glacier
Travel DateSun Mar 3
Edmonds to Everett
Travel DateWed Feb 20
Essex to Whitefish
Travel DateThu Feb 21