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East Glacier Park Village - West Glacier Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from East Glacier Park Village to West Glacier. Traveling by train from East Glacier Park Village to West Glacier usually takes around one hour and 38 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance35 mi (56 km)
Fastest train1h 38m
Lowest price$13.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Builder
Train lines1

Which train should you take from East Glacier Park Village to West Glacier?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects East Glacier Park Village, Montana to West Glacier, Montana. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder21h 38m$14.06

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from East Glacier Park Village to West Glacier 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 East Glacier Park Village to West Glacier?

The distance between East Glacier Park Village and West Glacier is approximately 35 miles, or 56 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 38 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from East Glacier Park Village to West Glacier are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Saturday 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 East Glacier Park Village at 6:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 East Glacier Park Village to West Glacier?

Trains leave the station in East Glacier Park Village twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to West Glacier 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 West Glacier to East Glacier Park Village.

Station Information

Where is the train station in East Glacier Park Village?

Departure stations

There is one train station in East Glacier Park Village.

Where is the train station in West Glacier?

Arrival stations

West Glacier has one train station.

Need a return trip from West Glacier to East Glacier Park Village?

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