Trains from Glenview to La Crosse
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There is one daily train from Glenview to La Crosse. Traveling by train from Glenview to La Crosse usually takes around 4 hours and 32 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||212 mi (341 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 32m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Empire Builder|
What is the price of a train ticket from Glenview to La Crosse?
In the last month, €49.87 was the average price of a train ticket from Glenview to La Crosse. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 6 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €44.84 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Glenview to La Crosse by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €51 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Glenview to La Crosse in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €106 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.
Which train should you take from Glenview to La Crosse?
Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Glenview to La Crosse. 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||4h 32m||€117.12|
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 La Crosse 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 La Crosse?
The distance between Glenview and La Crosse is approximately 212 miles, or 341 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 32 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 departing from Glenview to La Crosse tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
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 La Crosse around 4 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Glenview to La Crosse?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to La Crosse 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 La Crosse to Glenview.
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A busy college town blessed with lush and beautiful green zones, La Crosse is one of the best places to just chill out and unwind. The city's star attraction is the Grandad Bluff, which offers a panoramic view of the entire city and the Mississippi River. Hiking up the hill will certainly be a challenge, but the view from the top makes it all worthwhile. While staying in the city, don't miss out on the chance to go on a cruise aboard the La Crosse Queen, a replica paddle steamer, and unwind while enjoying the sunset. For some family fun, head over to the Children's Museum of La Crosse.
La Crosse does have a pretty reputable food scene, with a strong focus on beers and cheese curds. For an upscale dining experience with the best local dishes, The Waterfront Restaurant & Tavern is a local favorite that has a stellar reputation. Or head to the Dublin Square Irish Pub & Eatery for a combination of good foods and drinks.
La Crosse is easily accessible by bus or train, and regional flights operate out of the La Crosse Municipal Airport.
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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