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Spokane-Sandpoint Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Spokane to Sandpoint. Traveling by train from Spokane to Sandpoint usually takes around one hour and 5 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance59 mi (95 km)
Fastest train1h 5m
Lowest price$17.46
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Builder
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Spokane to Sandpoint?

In the last month, C$17.54 was the average price of a train ticket from Spokane, WA to Sandpoint, ID. 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$4.70 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$37$25$12JunJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Spokane to Sandpoint will vary between C$17 and C$25. Planning a train trip to Sandpoint within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Spokane over the next 7 days is C$17. 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$12$6JASONDJFMAMJ
Traveling from Spokane to Sandpoint by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around C$19 whenever you decide to board the train to Sandpoint.

Prices as travel date approaches

$31$25$19$12$63020100

Since the average price of train trips from Spokane to Sandpoint remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Spokane to Sandpoint?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Spokane, Washington to Sandpoint, Idaho. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder21h 5m$18.37

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Spokane to Sandpoint 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 Spokane to Sandpoint?

The distance between Spokane and Sandpoint is approximately 59 miles, or 95 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 5 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Spokane to Sandpoint are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Monday 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 Spokane at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00am. 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 Spokane to Sandpoint?

Trains leave the station in Spokane twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint to Spokane.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Spokane?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Spokane.

Where is the train station in Sandpoint?

Arrival stations

Sandpoint has one train station.

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