COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Los Angeles to Milwaukee

Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of bus & train carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your bus & train tickets.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses and trains in one place.

Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Los Angeles to Milwaukee?

Lowest price£117.02
Fastest train46h 27m
Trains per day3
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Los Angeles to Milwaukee 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Los Angeles to Milwaukee?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Los Angeles to Milwaukee. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Los Angeles to Milwaukee?

In the last month, £153.67 was the average price of a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Milwaukee, WI. Given how far apart Los Angeles and Milwaukee are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £245.24 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Los Angeles to Milwaukee?

The distance between Los Angeles and Milwaukee is approximately 1741 miles, or 2802 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 65 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 46 hours and 27 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 Los Angeles to Milwaukee are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Sunday 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 Los Angeles at 10:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. 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 Los Angeles to Milwaukee?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Milwaukee to Los Angeles. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Los Angeles to Milwaukee for £119.93.

Which train should you take from Los Angeles to Milwaukee?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Los Angeles, California to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak32d 17h 10m£176.87

Amtrak train tickets from Los Angeles to Milwaukee start from £117, and on average cost £177. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Milwaukee. Amtrak in Los Angeles leaves from Union Station and 2 other stations. And in Milwaukee trains arrive at Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and one other train station. From Los Angeles to Milwaukee train travel on Amtrak takes 65 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Milwaukee faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 46 hours and 27 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £143 for a one-way train ticket to Milwaukee.

Price trends for trains from Los Angeles to Milwaukee

Average prices by travel date

£185£124£62AprMay

Monthly average prices

£182£145£109£73£36MJJASONDJFMA

Prices as travel date approaches

£327£262£196£131£653020100

Book coaches and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

wanderu
iPhone
wanderu
Android
Available on iOS & Android