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About Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a truly unique destination since it looks exactly like a Bavarian mountain village. Most buildings are alpine-style lodges, and restaurants and cafes serve delicious German-style beer and food. The city is a year-round tourist destination not just for its German-themed events such as Oktoberfest, but also for its gorgeous outdoor scene. Visitors can explore a reindeer farm, hike in Icicle Gorge, wander through Eagle Creek, and enjoy the Leavenworth Ski Hill in winter. There's also the famous Nutcracker Museum, which has over 6,000 nut-cracking tools.

Leavenworth's closest airport is the Pangborn Memorial Airport, about 45 minutes away by car. The Amtrak Empire Builder has service from Philadelphia, Seattle, Portland, and more for more direct access to the town. Buses service the town from across the nation, including from Chicago, Los Angeles, and Seattle.

What train companies travel to Leavenworth, Washington?

Located in Washington, Leavenworth is accessible by train from 56 other cities. You can choose from 98 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Leavenworth on Wanderu. Amtrak Empire Builder usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Leavenworth

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak5223h 2m£130.83
Amtrak Empire Builder186h 26m£55.88
  • Amtrak


    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.

  • Amtrak Empire Builder

    Amtrak Empire Builder

    The Amtrak Empire Builder is a long-distance passenger rail service that has been in operation since 1929. The full 2,200-mile route takes 45 hours to connect Chicago with the Pacific Northwest. Don’t let the length of the trip intimidate you; the Empire Builder is one of Amtrak’s most popular services, and often rated as the most scenic train route in the country. The sightseer lounge, home to enormous windows, is the perfect place to drink in the incredible views of the Mississippi River, the North Dakota Plains, Glacier National Park, and the Columbia River Gorge. Overnight trips on the Empire Builder include the option to book sleeper cabins, for a more comfortable journey and included meals. All passengers can purchase meals or snacks in the cafe car.

Which train carrier has the best service to Leavenworth?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Leavenworth by train with Amtrak Empire Builder giving them a 4.4 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Empire Builder had the most comfortable train service to Leavenworth taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Empire Builder offers. They rate Amtrak Empire Builder a 4.2 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Leavenworth punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Empire Builder has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Leavenworth, rating them a 4.4 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Leavenworth?

£7.41 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Leavenworth, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Leavenworth. In the last month, trains from Wenatchee to Leavenworth had the lowest average price at £7.41.

Where is the train station in Leavenworth, WA?

The busiest train station in Leavenworth is Icicle Station. As Leavenworth's main station, it has the most trains coming and going. However, a popular alternative is 585 Hwy 2.

What is the closest airport to Leavenworth, WA?

The closest airport to Leavenworth is Pangborn Memorial Airport (EAT), it is located 25.4 miles from the city center of Leavenworth.

Is Leavenworth a popular train travel destination?

Leavenworth ranks number 30 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 438 in United States. Leavenworth ranks number 18 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Leavenworth via train service. On average 18 direct daily train trips serve Leavenworth.

What is the population of Leavenworth?

The population of Leavenworth is 2002. Leavenworth ranks number 40 in terms of population in Washington and number 821 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Leavenworth cost?

Train tickets to Leavenworth range from £7 for a short trip to Leavenworth, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Leavenworth starts at , and a longer trip by train to Leavenworth can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as £44 .

What type of traveler does Leavenworth attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by train to Leavenworth for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Leavenworth?

The closest train station to the city center of Leavenworth is 585 Hwy 2, located just 0.8 miles away. Select 585 Hwy 2 as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Leavenworth. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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