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Whitefish-Portland Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Whitefish to Portland?

Lowest Price$79.00
Fastest Train13h 54m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Whitefish to Portland 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Whitefish to Portland?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Whitefish to Portland. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Whitefish to Portland?

In the last month, $86.25 was the average price of a train ticket from Whitefish, MT to Portland, OR. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $62.75 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Whitefish to Portland?

The distance between Whitefish and Portland is approximately 441 miles, or 709 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 16 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 54 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 Portland 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 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 Whitefish at 9:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 Whitefish to Portland?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Whitefish to Portland. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Portland to Whitefish.

Which train should you take from Whitefish to Portland?

2 train services operate from Whitefish, Montana to Portland, Oregon. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak218h 31m$101.20
Amtrak Empire Builder213h 54m$83.02

Where is the train station in Whitefish?

There is one train station in Whitefish:

  • 500 Depot St

Where is the train station in Portland?

Portland receives travelers from Whitefish at its two active train stations:

  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave
  • 10470 SW Barnes Rd

Price trends for trains from Whitefish to Portland

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35SepOct

Monthly average prices

$125$100$75$50$25FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$150$120$90$60$303020100

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