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Glenview - Saint Paul Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Glenview to Saint Paul. Traveling by train from Glenview to Saint Paul usually takes around 7 hours and 24 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance332 mi (534 km)
Fastest train7h 24m
Lowest price£40.12
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Builder
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Glenview to Saint Paul

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Glenview to Saint Paul?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder27h 25m£59.19

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Glenview to Saint Paul 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 Glenview to Saint Paul?

The distance between Glenview and Saint Paul is approximately 332 miles, or 534 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 24 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Glenview to Saint Paul are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Sunday 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 Glenview at 14:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. 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 Glenview to Saint Paul?

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

City Information

Saint Paul

Saint Paul is the capital of Minnesota, and is one of the Twin Cities, along with its neighbor across the Mississippi River, Minneapolis. As the seat of Minnesota's government, Saint Paul offers historic and cultural attractions which represent both the state and the American Midwest as a whole.

For a comprehensive introduction to the region's history, start your trip at the Minnesota History Center, just down the street from the grounds of the State Capitol building. There are museums in Saint Paul for all types of interests, including the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Schubert Club Musical Instrument Museum. For an extra dash of Saint Paul history, take a stroll down Summit Avenue, a stylish street of drool-worthy Victorian houses and mansions, including the home of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

If you're brave enough to visit Saint Paul during the freezing winters, you'll be rewarded with the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, a yearly event where you can explore ice palaces, watch live ice sculpting, and compete in city-wide scavenger hunts. Saint Paul is also one of the country's best cities for craft beer, so save time to taste some local ales or even brew your own beer at Vine Park Brewing Co.

Saint Paul is a hub for travel in the Midwest thanks in part to Amtrak's Empire Builder train service which stops at Saint Paul Union Depot. Bus service from stations throughout town and nearby Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport make it easy to travel to and from this saintly city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Glenview?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Glenview.

Where is the train station in Saint Paul?

Arrival stations

Saint Paul has one train station.

Need a return trip from Saint Paul to Glenview?

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