Cheap train tickets from San Diego to Milwaukee


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How much are train tickets from San Diego to Milwaukee?

Lowest Price£159.85
Fastest50h 45m
trains per day15
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How do you find cheap train tickets from San Diego to Milwaukee?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Diego to Milwaukee 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 San Diego to Milwaukee was £178.44. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 9 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £90.47 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 San Diego to Milwaukee?

The distance between San Diego and Milwaukee is approximately 1736.98 miles, or 2794.69 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 69 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 50 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 San Diego to Milwaukee?

On Saturday trains from San Diego to Milwaukee 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from San Diego to Milwaukee?

Typically there are 15 schedules to compare for your trip to Milwaukee. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Diego to Milwaukee route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Diego to Milwaukee, usually offering 15 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Diego to Milwaukee, 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 Coach tickets from San Diego to Milwaukee, which start at £82.99.

One train company connects San Diego to Milwaukee


Amtrak train tickets from San Diego to Milwaukee start from £159.85, and on average cost £226.34. Daily there are 15 Amtrak schedules to Milwaukee. Amtrak in San Diego leaves from 4005 Taylor St and one other station. And in Milwaukee trains arrive at Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and one other train station.

From San Diego to Milwaukee train travel on Amtrak takes 69 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Milwaukee faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 50 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 14 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £205.18 for a one-way train ticket to Milwaukee.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in San Diego with trains to Milwaukee. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 4005 Taylor St
  • 1050 Kettner Blvd
There are 2 different stations where trains from San Diego arrive in Milwaukee. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Milwaukee:
  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St