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There are 2 daily trains from Essex to Grand Forks. Traveling by train from Essex to Grand Forks usually takes around 15 hours and 12 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||764 mi (1229 km)|
|Fastest train||15h 12m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Empire Builder|
Which train should you take from Essex to Grand Forks?
Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Essex, Montana to Grand Forks, North Dakota. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Empire Builder||2||15h 12m||€85.39|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Essex to Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks?
The distance between Essex and Grand Forks is approximately 764 miles, or 1229 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 15 hours and 12 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 Essex to Grand Forks are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Sunday 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 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 08:00. 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 Grand Forks?
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 Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks to Essex.
Where is the train station in Essex?
There is one train station in Essex.
Where is the train station in Grand Forks?
Grand Forks has one train station.
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