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There are 2 daily trains from Portage to Grand Forks. Traveling by train from Portage to Grand Forks usually takes around 11 hours and 10 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||474 mi (763 km)|
|Fastest train||11h 10m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Empire Builder|
Which train should you take from Portage to Grand Forks?
Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Portage, Wisconsin to Grand Forks, 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||11h 10m||$91.00|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Portage to Grand Forks during the COVID-19 pandemic?
How long is the train journey from Portage to Grand Forks?
The distance between Portage and Grand Forks is approximately 474 miles, or 763 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 10 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 Portage to Grand Forks 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 Tuesday 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 Portage at 5:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Portage to Grand Forks?
Trains leave the station in Portage twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks to Portage.
Where is the train station in Portage?
There is one train station in Portage.
Where is the train station in Grand Forks?
Grand Forks has one train station.
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