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What train companies travel to Shelby, Montana?

Located in Montana, Shelby is accessible by train from 38 other cities. You can choose from 72 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Shelby on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Train companies serving Shelby

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder2415h 23m$172.79
Amtrak191d 14h 11m$371.81
  • Amtrak Empire Builder

    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.

  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.

Which train carrier has the best service to Shelby?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Shelby by train with Amtrak Empire Builder giving them a 4.8 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Empire Builder had the most comfortable train service to Shelby taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Empire Builder offers. They rate Amtrak Empire Builder a 4.5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Shelby punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Empire Builder has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Shelby, rating them a 4.5 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Shelby?

$13.00 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Shelby, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Shelby. In the last month, trains from East Glacier Park Village to Shelby had the lowest average price at $13.00.

Where is the train station in Shelby, MT?

The main train station in Shelby is 230 W Central Ave. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Shelby.

Is Shelby a popular train travel destination?

Shelby ranks number 4 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 521 in United States. Shelby ranks number 7 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Shelby via train service. On average 41 direct daily train trips serve Shelby.

What is the population of Shelby?

The population of Shelby is 3268. Shelby ranks number 7 in terms of population in Montana and number 765 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Shelby cost?

Train tickets to Shelby range from for a short trip to Shelby, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Shelby starts at , and a longer trip by train to Shelby can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $56 .

What type of traveler does Shelby attract?

People who take the train to Shelby are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Shelby easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Shelby?

The closest train station to the city center of Shelby is 230 W Central Ave, located just 0 miles away. Select 230 W Central Ave as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Shelby. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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