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Travel guide Chicago–Seattle
What train companies operate the route from Chicago to Seattle?
This route is operated by Amtrak’s Empire Builder service.
What is the schedule for the train route from Chicago to Seattle?
Trains depart once per day, at 2:15 PM.
What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from Chicago to Seattle?
Trains depart from Chicago’s Union Station and arrive in Seattle’s King Street Station.
What distance is the train route from Chicago to Seattle?
The distance traveled along the journey is approximately 1,900 miles.
How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Seattle by train?
The expected time of travel is 1 day 22 hours.
What are the stops on the train route from Chicago to Seattle?
Intermediate stops on the journey include Glenview Station, Milwaukee Intermodal Station, Columbus Station, Portage Station, Wisconsin Dells Station, Tomah Station, La Crosse Station, Winona Station, Red Wing Station, Union Depot Station, Saint Cloud Station, Staples Station, Detroit Lakes Station, Fargo Station, Grand Forks Station, Devils Lake Station, Rugby Station, Minot Station, Amtrak Station - STN (Stanley, North Dakota), Williston Station, Wolf Point Station, Glasgow Station, Malta Station, Havre Station, Shelby Station, Cut Bank Station, Browning Station, Essex Station, West Glacier Station, Whitefish Station, Libby Station, Sandpoint Station, Spokane Station, Ephrata Station, Wenatchee Station, Icicle Station, Everett Station, and Edmonds Station.
Why should you travel by train from Chicago to Seattle?
The train between Chicago and Seattle passes beautiful scenery as it travels through the mountainous and rugged northwestern United States. Many travelers make the trip simply for the breathtaking views.
What is there to see and do in Seattle?
Seattle is home to a healthy live music scene, and the city has many jazz, grunge (Seattle is often considered the official home of grunge music), and rock music performances on a nightly basis. The city hosts a number of annual festivals. Nearby, the beautiful surrounding mountains offer outdoor-enthusiasts endless amounts of beautiful hiking trails. Hikers can journey all the way up to the still-active volcano Mt. Saint Helens. The city features a number of award winning restaurants and cafes.