Cheap train tickets from Madison to St Louis


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How much are train tickets from Madison to St Louis?

Lowest Price$72.51
Fastest9h 45m
Daily Schedules7
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Madison to St Louis?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Madison to St Louis is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Madison to St Louis was $77.13. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Madison to St Louis?

The distance between Madison and St Louis is approximately 310.18 miles, or 499.06 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 11 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 45 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Madison to St Louis?

On Sunday trains from Madison to St Louis are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between Madison to St Louis

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to St Louis. One train carrier operates regular service on the Madison to St Louis route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Madison to St Louis, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Madison to St Louis, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Madison to St Louis, which start at $138.43.

One train company connects Madison to St Louis


Amtrak train tickets from Madison to St Louis start from $72.51, and on average cost $87.74. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to St Louis. Amtrak in Madison leaves from UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St and one other station. And in St Louis trains arrive at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St,

From Madison to St Louis train travel on Amtrak takes 11 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to St Louis faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $99.11 for a one-way train ticket to St Louis.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to St Louis that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Madison are:
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St
  • 4 Collins Ct
There is one train station where trains arrive in St Louis from Madison. These are the busiest arriving stations in St Louis:
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St