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Saint Paul-Fargo Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Saint Paul to Fargo. Traveling by train from Saint Paul to Fargo usually takes around 5 hours and 4 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance222 mi (357 km)
Fastest train5h 4m
Lowest price£27.32
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 Fargo, ND

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Benjamin

7 October 2019 - Solo travel

Amtrak Empire Builder
Very easy to get on and off the train. No lines or waiting. Bag check was free and easy, too. Very easy to get on and off the train. No lines or waiting. Bag check was free and easy, too.

3.0

Kathy

18 June 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Empire Builder
Pros: comfort ,. Cons: the times - both arriving at destination was late and departure was almost 2 hours late -. Pros: comfort ,. Cons: the times - both arriving at destination was late and departure was almost 2 hours late -.

Price trends for trains from Saint Paul to Fargo

Monthly average prices

£36£29£22£14£7JJASONDJFMAM

Which train should you take from Saint Paul to Fargo?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder25h 4m£27.96

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Saint Paul and Fargo is approximately 222 miles, or 357 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 4 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 Saint Paul to Fargo are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Saint Paul at 22:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Saint Paul to Fargo?

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 Fargo 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 Fargo to Saint Paul. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Saint Paul to Fargo for £33.07.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Saint Paul?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Saint Paul:

Other train stations in Saint Paul:

  • Union Depot

Where is the train station in Fargo?

Arrival stations

Fargo has one train station:

Other train stations in Fargo:

  • 420 4th St N

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