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There is one daily train from Glenview to Seattle. Traveling by train from Glenview to Seattle usually takes around 45 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Builder train can make the trip in 45 hours and 46 minutes.
|Distance||1720 mi (2768 km)|
|Fastest train||45h 46m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Empire Builder|
What is the price of a train ticket from Glenview to Seattle?
In the last month, €234.41 was the average price of a train ticket from Glenview to Seattle. Given how far apart Glenview and Seattle are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €5.74 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Glenview to Seattle by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for April. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €179 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Glenview to Seattle in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €264 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 12 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Seattle from Glenview will be about €5.74 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Glenview to Seattle?
Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Glenview to Seattle. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Empire Builder||1||1d 21h 52m||€382.74|
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Glenview to Seattle 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 Seattle?
The distance between Glenview and Seattle is approximately 1720 miles, or 2768 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 45 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 45 hours and 46 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?
Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Glenview to Seattle. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Tuesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Glenview at 14:00 and arrives in Seattle around 45 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Glenview to Seattle?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Seattle with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Seattle to Glenview.
Seattle is a must-see destination on the West Coast of the United States, offering many unique activities for any type of traveler. However, we're confident every visitor will enjoy the view of Mount Rainier from the top of Seattle's iconic Space Needle. Outdoor enthusiasts can bike, hike, boat, and ski in one of the top cities for outdoor activities in the U.S., while soaking in the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty (and yes, some rain as well). Urban explorers will love walking through Pike Place Market and experiencing Seattle's museums and public art, like the scenic Olympic Sculpture Park. These offerings and more make Seattle one of the best vacation destination in Washington.
Known for its coffee culture and as the birthplace of Starbucks, Seattle is also one of the top 5 craft beer cities in the U.S., which is ideal for those who prefer to experience the taste of a city served up in a latte mug or a pint glass.
Seattle is home to the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle-Tacoma Airport, but there are plenty of other ways to continue your travels from the Emerald City. A short ferry ride to Bainbridge Island includes the chance to see orca whales in the Puget Sound, or you can catch the Amtrak Cascades train or one of several affordable bus options from the historic King Street Station to other exciting Northwest cities in British Columbia, Oregon and beyond.
Where is the train station in Glenview?
Main departure station: 1116 Depot St
There is one train station in Glenview.
All train stations in Glenview:
1116 Depot St
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