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Portland - Leavenworth Train Schedule
There are 3 daily trains from Portland to Leavenworth. Traveling by train from Portland to Leavenworth usually takes around 13 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 11 hours and 40 minutes.
|Distance||172 mi (277 km)|
|Fastest train||11h 40m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Portland to Leavenworth?
In the last month, $58.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Portland, OR to Leavenworth, WA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $26.93 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 Portland to Leavenworth will vary between $63 and $97. Planning a train trip to Leavenworth within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Portland over the next 7 days is $63. 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 Portland to Leavenworth 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 $60 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Portland to Leavenworth in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $76 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 22 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Leavenworth from Portland will be about $26.93 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Portland to Leavenworth?
2 train services operate from Portland, Oregon to Leavenworth, Washington. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Portland to Leavenworth every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $47.
Amtrak Empire Builder
Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Portland to Leavenworth start from $64, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Leavenworth. Amtrak Empire Builder in Portland leaves from Union Station . And in Leavenworth trains arrive at Icicle Station .
From Portland to Leavenworth train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 13 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Leavenworth faster, Amtrak Empire Builder offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 40 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Leavenworth on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Empire Builder scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Portland.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Portland to Leavenworth 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Portland to Leavenworth?
How long is the train journey from Portland to Leavenworth?
The distance between Portland and Leavenworth is approximately 172 miles, or 277 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 40 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 Portland to Leavenworth 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 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 Portland at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. 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 Portland to Leavenworth?
There are 3 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.
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Portland is the largest city in Oregon and one of the key travel hubs in the Pacific Northwest. Also known as the City of Roses, this city along the Willamette River wows visitors with its diverse street food, quirky counterculture, and sprawling bookstores such as the world-famous Powell's Books.
Portland is the 5th best city in the United States for outdoor activities, thanks in part to open-air grounds like the expansive Forest Park. Gardens are also excellent outdoor date locales for couples on a romantic getaway: stop and smell the roses at either the International Rose Test Garden or the Portland Japanese Garden.
Once you've gotten hungry from a long day wandering outside, nearly every block downtown has a plethora of food trucks waiting to tickle your taste buds. Or, kick back at one of the many breweries in the #3 best city for craft beer in the United States. Unique locations like McMenamin's brewpubs in renovated cinemas or historic hotels do their part to "keep Portland weird."
As the biggest city in Oregon, Portland is a hub for travel throughout the Pacific Northwest. Amtrak train service and various bus services operate primarily out of Union Station, conveniently-located downtown, and nearby Portland International Airport makes it easy to travel to Portland from near and far.
Where is the train station in Portland?
Located in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown area at 800 Northwest Sixth Avenue, Union Station features a glowing neon sign encouraging you to “Go By Train.” Union Station serves several iconic Amtrak routes including the Cascades through the Pacific Northwest, the scenic Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Seattle, and the long-distance Empire Builder which travels all the way to Chicago. Along with train service, Union Station serves intercity bus service via Greyhound, and connects to the Portland Streetcar, MAX Light Rail, and several local TriMet buses. There is a restaurant and bar onsite, as well as a Metropolitan Lounge reserved for Amtrak’s first- and business-class passengers.
All train stations in Portland:
Where is the train station in Leavenworth?
Leavenworth receives travelers from Portland at its two active train stations.
All train stations in Leavenworth:
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