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Saint Paul-Red Wing Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Saint Paul to Red Wing. Traveling by train from Saint Paul to Red Wing usually takes around 54 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance38 mi (61 km)
Fastest train0h 54m
Lowest price$12.59
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Builder
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Saint Paul, MN to Red Wing, MN

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

William

December 14, 2019 -

Amtrak Empire Builder

Cons: Traveled with a small group to celebrate the 150 anniversary of the completion of the rail line from St. Paul to Hastings. We had a lecture from the Newport Historian in the Red Wing depot, ate in the St. James Hotel and took a shuttle back to St Paul. Tips: Find...

Cons: Traveled with a small group to celebrate the 150 anniversary of the completion of the rail line from St. Paul to Hastings. We had a lecture from the Newport Historian in the Red Wing depot, ate in the St. James Hotel and took a shuttle back to St Paul. Tips: Find the vista dome car early for the best views.

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What is the price of a train ticket from Saint Paul to Red Wing?

In the last month, C$16.06 was the average price of a train ticket from Saint Paul, MN to Red Wing, MN. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$10.66 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$38$25$13JulAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Saint Paul to Red Wing will vary between C$14 and C$24. Planning a train trip to Red Wing within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Saint Paul over the next 7 days is C$15. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$31$25$19$13$6ASONDJFMAMJJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Saint Paul to Red Wing by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$13 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Saint Paul to Red Wing in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$18 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$31$25$19$13$63020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Red Wing from Saint Paul will be about C$10.66 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Saint Paul to Red Wing?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Saint Paul, Minnesota to Red Wing, Minnesota. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder20h 54m$21.47

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Saint Paul to Red Wing during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Saint Paul to Red Wing?

The distance between Saint Paul and Red Wing is approximately 38 miles, or 61 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 54 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Red Wing.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Saint Paul to Red Wing are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Saint Paul at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Saint Paul to Red Wing?

Trains leave the station in Saint Paul twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Red Wing with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Red Wing to Saint Paul.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Saint Paul?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Saint Paul.

Where is the train station in Red Wing?

Arrival stations

Red Wing has one train station.

Need a return trip from Red Wing to Saint Paul?

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