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Cheap train tickets from Detroit to Milwaukee


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Detroit to Milwaukee?

Lowest Price£26.93
Fastest Train6h 45m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Detroit to Milwaukee?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Detroit 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 Detroit to Milwaukee was £44.62. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 16 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £44.34 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 Detroit to Milwaukee?

The distance between Detroit and Milwaukee is approximately 251.77 miles, or 405.08 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 9 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 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 Detroit to Milwaukee?

On Thursday trains from Detroit 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Detroit to Milwaukee?

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Milwaukee. One train carrier operates regular service on the Detroit to Milwaukee route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Detroit to Milwaukee, usually offering 4.146 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Detroit 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 Detroit to Milwaukee, which start at £30.20.

One train company connects Detroit to Milwaukee


Amtrak train tickets from Detroit to Milwaukee start from £26.93, and on average cost £55.98. Daily there are 4.145833 Amtrak schedules to Milwaukee. Amtrak in Detroit leaves from 11 W Baltimore Ave, And in Milwaukee trains arrive at Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and one other train station.

From Detroit to Milwaukee train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Milwaukee faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4.75 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £63.13 for a one-way train ticket to Milwaukee.

Avg. Time
9h 15m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Detroit on their way to Milwaukee:
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave
There are 2 different stations where trains from Detroit 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

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