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How much are train tickets from Saint Cloud to Grand Forks?

Lowest Price$38.00
Fastest Train4h 17m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Saint Cloud-Grand Forks Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Saint Cloud to Grand Forks right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Saint Cloud to Grand Forks?

In the last month, $38.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Saint Cloud, MN to Grand Forks, ND. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. 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 Saint Cloud to Grand Forks?

The distance between Saint Cloud and Grand Forks is approximately 213 miles, or 342 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 17 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 Saint Cloud to Grand Forks 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 Saint Cloud at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00am. 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 Saint Cloud to Grand Forks?

Trains leave the station in Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Saint Cloud to Grand Forks for $54.00.

Which train should you take from Saint Cloud to Grand Forks?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Saint Cloud, Minnesota to Grand Forks, North Dakota. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder24h 17m$38.00

Where is the train station in Saint Cloud?

There is one train station in Saint Cloud:

  • 555 E St Germain St

Where is the train station in Grand Forks?

Grand Forks has one train station:

  • 5555 DeMers Ave

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