Compare train tickets from Galesburg to Milwaukee
We partner with all bus & train carriers to find the best fares.
No Wanderu Fees
Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.
Best Travel Options
We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.
There are 4 daily trains from Galesburg to Milwaukee. Traveling by train from Galesburg to Milwaukee usually takes around 7 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 4 hours and 41 minutes.
|Distance||192 mi (309 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 41m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Galesburg to Milwaukee?
In the last month, £31.90 was the average price of a train ticket from Galesburg, IL to Milwaukee, WI. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 2 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £8.70 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Galesburg to Milwaukee by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for October. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £28 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Galesburg to Milwaukee in February, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £38 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Which train should you take from Galesburg to Milwaukee?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Galesburg, Illinois to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 4 Amtrak trains from Galesburg to Milwaukee every day, as well as 6 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £32.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Galesburg 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 Galesburg to Milwaukee?
How long is the train journey from Galesburg to Milwaukee?
The distance between Galesburg and Milwaukee is approximately 192 miles, or 309 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 41 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 Galesburg to Milwaukee are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Monday 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 Galesburg at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 07:00. 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 Galesburg to Milwaukee?
There are 4 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 Galesburg.
Where is the train station in Galesburg?
There is one train station in Galesburg.
Where is the train station in Milwaukee?
Milwaukee receives travelers from Galesburg at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Milwaukee:
Airport - 5601 S 6th St
Need a return trip from Milwaukee to Galesburg?Search Train Tickets
Plan your next adventure
More trains from Galesburg
- Train from Galesburg to Flagstaff
- Galesburg to Phoenix
- Galesburg to Los Angeles Train
- Train from Galesburg to San Francisco
- Train from Galesburg to Denver
- Train from Galesburg to Washington D.C.
- Galesburg to Chicago Train
- Train from Galesburg to Kewanee
- Galesburg to Macomb Train
- Train from Galesburg to Naperville
- Galesburg to Indianapolis
- Galesburg to New Orleans Train
- Train from Galesburg to Kansas City
- Galesburg to St Louis Train
- Galesburg to Las Vegas
- Train from Galesburg to Dallas
- Galesburg to Salt Lake City Train
- Train from Galesburg to Seattle
Continue by train from Milwaukee
- Train from Milwaukee to Toronto
- Milwaukee to Los Angeles Train
- Milwaukee to Denver Train
- Milwaukee to Orlando
- Train from Milwaukee to Atlanta
- Train from Milwaukee to Chicago
- Train from Milwaukee to New Orleans
- Train from Milwaukee to Detroit
- Train from Milwaukee to Saint Paul
- Train from Milwaukee to Kansas City
- Milwaukee to St Louis Train
- Train from Milwaukee to Las Vegas
- Train from Milwaukee to New York
- Milwaukee to Seattle Train
- Train from Milwaukee to Appleton
- Milwaukee to Green Bay Train
- Train from Milwaukee to La Crosse
- Milwaukee to Madison Train
Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.
With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.