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Whitefish - Williston Train Schedule
There are 2 daily trains from Whitefish to Williston. Traveling by train from Whitefish to Williston usually takes around 10 hours and 18 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||493 mi (793 km)|
|Fastest train||10h 18m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Empire Builder|
What is the price of a train ticket from Whitefish to Williston?
In the last month, $72.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Whitefish, MT to Williston, ND. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $18.00 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Whitefish to Williston will vary between $72 and $80. Planning a train trip to Williston within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Whitefish over the next 7 days is $72. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Whitefish to Williston by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for October. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $72 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Whitefish to Williston in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $87 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Williston from Whitefish will be about $18.00 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Whitefish to Williston?
Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Whitefish, Montana to Williston, 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||10h 18m||$76.19|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Whitefish to Williston 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 Whitefish to Williston?
The distance between Whitefish and Williston is approximately 493 miles, or 793 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 18 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 Whitefish to Williston are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Whitefish at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. 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 Whitefish to Williston?
Trains leave the station in Whitefish twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Williston 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 Williston to Whitefish.
Where is the train station in Whitefish?
There is one train station in Whitefish.
Where is the train station in Williston?
Williston has one train station.
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