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Trains from Spokane to Leavenworth

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Spokane - Leavenworth Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Spokane to Leavenworth. Traveling by train from Spokane to Leavenworth usually takes around 3 hours and 53 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance151 mi (243 km)
Fastest train3h 53m
Lowest price$18.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Builder
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Spokane to Leavenworth?

In the last month, $22.14 was the average price of a train ticket from Spokane, WA to Leavenworth, WA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. 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 $16.30 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Spokane to Leavenworth will vary between $18 and $43. Planning a train trip to Leavenworth within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Spokane over the next 7 days is $20. 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

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Spokane to Leavenworth by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $19 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Spokane to Leavenworth in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $31 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

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 14 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Leavenworth from Spokane will be about $16.30 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Spokane to Leavenworth?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Spokane, Washington to Leavenworth, Washington. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder13h 53m$31.06
  • Amtrak Empire Builder

    Amtrak Empire Builder

    Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Spokane to Leavenworth start from $18, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Leavenworth. Amtrak Empire Builder in Spokane leaves from Spokane Intermodal Center - 221 W 1st Ave . And in Leavenworth trains arrive at Icicle Station .

    From Spokane to Leavenworth train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 3 hours and 53 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 Spokane.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Spokane 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.

How long is the train journey from Spokane to Leavenworth?

The distance between Spokane and Leavenworth is approximately 151 miles, or 243 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 53 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?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Spokane to Leavenworth on Wednesday. Tickets for Wednesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday also tend to have less passangers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Spokane at 2:00am and arrives in Leavenworth around 3 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Spokane to Leavenworth?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Leavenworth with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Leavenworth to Spokane. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Spokane to Leavenworth for $49.00.

City Information

Spokane

As the second-largest city in the state of Washington, Spokane is a family-friendly destination that offers plenty of fun for everyone. The first thing you should do is explore the numerous lakes that the city is blessed with. Offering idyllic views as well as the chance to enjoy outdoor recreational activities, the local lakes allow you to fill an entire day with plenty of fun. The best choice would be lake Pend Oreille, which features still water and a calm vibe. While you’re in town, check out Riverfront Park. Voted one of the most beautiful urban parks in the U.S. by National Geographic, the park sits on the bank of the Spokane River, offering a great chance for you to unwind and get lost in nature. If you seek a cultural experience, Corbin Art Center might just have what you need.

Spokane greets its hungry visitors with plenty of farm-to-table restaurants, which offer the freshest produce. Some local favorites you should check out include Gander & Ryegrass, Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops, or Churchill’s Steakhouse.

Spokane’s main hub of transportation is the bus & train station at 221 W 1st Ave right in the heart of the city’s downtown area. From there, you can catch buses to various cities like Seattle, Missoula and Portland, as well as trains to San Francisco, Chicago and Salt Lake City, among many other places. Spokane is served by Amtrak’s Empire Builder line. The city’s main airport is Spokane International Airport, situated 5 miles west of downtown.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Spokane?

Spokane Intermodal Center - 221 W 1st Ave  - SPKAMT-0

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Spokane Intermodal Center - 221 W 1st Ave  - SPKAMT-1

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Departure stations

The Spokane Intermodal Center on 1st Ave is Spokane’s primary hub for bus and train service. The city’s original train station was built at this location in 1891, and the red brick building has since been remodeled and expanded to include intercity bus service, too. Today, passengers can catch the iconic Amtrak Empire Builder train along its route from Chicago to Seattle or Portland, or hop on a FlixBus US or Jefferson Lines bus heading to destinations throughout the Northwest. The station is just north of I-90 and centrally located in Spokane, within a mile of the sprawling Riverfront Park, the Spokane Convention Center, and Gonzaga University.

All train stations in Spokane:

  • Spokane Intermodal Center - 221 W 1st Ave

Where is the train station in Leavenworth?

Arrival stations

Leavenworth has one train station.

All train stations in Leavenworth:

  • Icicle Station

Need a return trip from Leavenworth to Spokane?

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