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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Detroit Lakes to Erie?

Lowest price$162.00
Fastest train27h 0m
Trains per day4
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Detroit Lakes to Erie 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Detroit Lakes to Erie?

In the last month, $176.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Detroit Lakes, MN to Erie, PA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Detroit Lakes to Erie?

The distance between Detroit Lakes and Erie is approximately 840 miles, or 1352 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 27 hours,

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 Detroit Lakes to Erie are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Detroit Lakes at 3:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00am. 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 Detroit Lakes to Erie?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Erie to Detroit Lakes. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Detroit Lakes to Erie for $182.00.

Which train should you take from Detroit Lakes to Erie?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Detroit Lakes, Minnesota to Erie, Pennsylvania. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak41d 3h 0m$176.50

Amtrak train tickets from Detroit Lakes to Erie start from $162, and on average cost $177. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Erie. Amtrak in Detroit Lakes leaves from 116 Pioneer St, And in Erie trains arrive at 125 W 14th St, From Detroit Lakes to Erie train travel on Amtrak takes 27 hours and 0 minutes.

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