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EMPIRE BUILDER TRAIN TICKETS AND SCHEDULES

The Empire Builder is an Amtrak route.

It has daily travels between the States of Illinois, Washington, and Oregon.

It is the busiest long-distance Amtrak's route.

The travel time from all journey takes from 45 up to 46 hours.

EMPIRE BUILDER ROUTE

Amtrak Empire Builder covers over 2.200 miles across the United States.

During journey, the train cross eight States from West to East.

While you are traveling, you will be able to see fantastic sightseeings.

Beautiful spots like the Glacier National Park, Gassman Coulee Trestle, and Columbia River Gorge.

EMPIRE BUILDER SCHEDULE

Train Ticket From Chicago to Minneapolis

There are at least 3 train schedules to Minneapolis.

This trip takes around eight hours.

The Empire Builder lower price for this route is $56, and the higher price is $90 per seat.

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Train Ticket From Chicago to Seattle

There are at least 6 schedules to Seattle.

This journey takes around 46 hours.

The cheaper Empire Builder fare is $56, and the higher price is $90 per seat.

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Train From Chicago to Portland

There are at least 5 train schedules to Portland.

This trip takes around 45 hours.

The lower price is $182, and the higher fare is $326 per seat.

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AMTRAK EMPIRE BUILDER FARES

There are four types of train fares, and you should choose carefully which one fits better into your budget.

Each one has differents benefits and prices.

  • Saver: The saver fare is the cheapest ticket available.
  • Empire Builder Value Fares: It is more expensive than the Saver, but Value prices offer some refund options.
  • Flexible: Empire Builder Flexible fares allow has full refunds when requested, without any fee.

Find more details about all types of train tickets.

TRAIN ACCOMMODATIONS

The Empire Builder Amtrak train has available some varieties of accommodations.

Superliner Lower Level Coach Seat Superliner Lower Level Coach Seat

Details:

  • Extra Legroom
  • Foot Rests and Leg Rests
  • Individual reading light
  • 120x electric outlets per seat
Amtrak Business Class Seat Amtrak Business Class Seat

Details:

  • Extra Legroom
  • Non-alcoholic Drinks
  • Seats are located in a dedicated car of the train
Superliner Roomette Superliner Roomette

Details:

  • Accommodates 2 adults.
  • Capacity for 2 small suitcases

Dimensions:

  • Each Room: 3'6 x 6'8 (1.1m x 2m)"
  • Lower Berth: 2'4 x 6'6 (72cm x 2m)
  • Upper Berth with Ladder: 2'4 x 6'2 (72cm x 1.9m)
Superliner Bedroom Superliner Bedroom

Details:

  • Accommodates 2 adults.
  • Capacity for 2 small suitcases
  • Some bedrooms can be combined to make a suite for 4 people.
  • In-room sink and vanity with enclosed toilet and shower.

Dimensions:

  • Each Room: 6'6 x 7'6 (2m x 2.3m)"
  • Lower Berth: 3'4 x 6'3 (1m x 1.9m)
  • Upper Berth with Ladder: 2'4 x 6'2 (72cm x 1.9m)
Superliner Bedroom Suite Superliner Bedroom Suite

Details:

  • This Amtrak Empire Builder Sleeper Car has two rooms combined.
  • Capacity: 4 Adults and up to 4 luggage.
  • In-room toilet: 2
  • In-room shower: 2

Dimensions:

  • Each Room: 6'8 x 7'1 (2m x 2.1m)
  • Lower Berth: 3'4 x 6'0 (1m x 1.8m)
  • Upper Berth with Ladder: 2'4 x 6'2 (72cm x 1.9m)
Superliner Family Bedroom Superliner Family Bedroom

It is an excellent option for family travel.

Details:

  • Accommodates 2 adults.
  • Capacity for 2-3 suitcases. Restrooms and shower are nearby.

Dimensions:

  • Each Room: 5'2 x 9'5 (1.6m x 2.9m)"

Lower Berth with ladder:

  • Upper Berth: 2'4 x 6'2 (72cm x 1.9m)
  • Lower Berth: 3'4 x 6'3 (1m x 1.9m)

2 Childs berths:

  • Upper Berth: 2'0 x 4'7 (61cm x 1.4m)
  • Lower Berth: 2'3 x 4'9 (69cm x 1.5m)
Superliner Accessible Bedroom accessible Superliner Accessible Bedroom

This sleeping accommodation has ample space for a wheelchair.

Details:

  • Accommodates 2 adults.
  • Capacity for 2 small suitcases.
  • In-room toilet and silk are separated from the room.
  • accessible By a curtain. Ample space for wheelchair.

Dimensions:

  • Each Room: 6'9 x 9'5 (2m x 2.9m)
  • Lower Berth: 2'4 x 6'6 (72cm x 2m)
  • Upper Berth with Ladder: 2.0 x 6'2 (61cm x 1.9m)

Choose the one which is more suitable for your needs.

Each accommodation has different amenities, comfort and benefits.

EMPIRE BUILDER STOPS

46 train stations across the country are serving Empire Builder route.

There is at least one terminal per State.

The major train terminals are:

Chicago Union Station
Address: 225 South Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60606

Chicago Union Station Phone Number: +1 800-872-7245

Features on Chicago Union Station

  • Enclosed Waiting Area
  • Restrooms accessible
  • ATM
  • Ticket Office accessible
  • Lounge
  • Elevator accessible
  • Quik-Trak kiosk
  • Payphone accessible
  • Wi-Fi®

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St. Paul Union Depot
Address: 240 Kellogg Boulevard East Suite 70
St. Paul, MN - 55101

Union Depot Phone Number: +1 800-872-7245

Features on St. Paul Station:

  • Enclosed Waiting Area
  • Restrooms accessible
  • ATM
  • Ticket Office accessible
  • Lounge
  • Elevator accessible
  • Quik-Trak kiosk
  • Payphone accessible

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Portland Union Station
Address: 800 NW Sixth Avenue
Portland, OR - 97209

Union Station Phone Number: +1 800-872-7245

Features on Portland Station:

  • Enclosed Waiting Area
  • Restrooms accessible
  • ATM
  • Ticket Office accessible
  • Lounge
  • Elevator accessible
  • Quik-Trak kiosk
  • Payphone accessible

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King Street Station in Seattle
Address: 303 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA - 98104

King Street Station Phone Number: +1 (206) 398-5000

Features on Seattle Station:

  • Enclosed Waiting Area
  • Restrooms accessible
  • ATM
  • Ticket Office accessible
  • No Lounge
  • No Elevator
  • Quik-Trak kiosk
  • Payphone

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