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There are 2 daily trains from Sandpoint to Whitefish. Traveling by train from Sandpoint to Whitefish usually takes around 3 hours and 51 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||102 mi (165 km)|
|Fastest train||3h 51m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Empire Builder|
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Which train should you take from Sandpoint to Whitefish?
Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Sandpoint, Idaho to Whitefish, Montana. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Empire Builder||2||3h 51m||€29.44|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Sandpoint to Whitefish 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 Sandpoint to Whitefish?
The distance between Sandpoint and Whitefish is approximately 102 miles, or 165 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 51 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 Sandpoint to Whitefish 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 Tuesday 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 Sandpoint at 02:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 02:00. 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 Sandpoint to Whitefish?
Trains leave the station in Sandpoint twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Whitefish 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 Whitefish to Sandpoint.
Where is the train station in Sandpoint?
There is one train station in Sandpoint.
Where is the train station in Whitefish?
Whitefish has one train station.
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