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Essex-Whitefish Train Timetable
There are 2 daily trains from Essex to Whitefish. Traveling by train from Essex to Whitefish usually takes around one hour and 15 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||34 mi (55 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 15m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Empire Builder|
Price trends for trains from Essex to Whitefish
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Which train should you take from Essex to Whitefish?
Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Essex, Montana 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||1h 15m||€9.50|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Essex 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 Essex to Whitefish?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Essex to Whitefish are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Wednesday 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 Essex at 19:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Essex to Whitefish?
Trains leave the station in Essex 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 Essex.
Where is the train station in Essex?
There is one train station in Essex.
Where is the train station in Whitefish?
Whitefish has one train station.
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