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Trip Summary

You can pick from 2 daily train trips between Milwaukee and Little Rock. The average train journey from Milwaukee to Little Rock takes 16 hours and 51 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 15 hours and 39 minutes.

Distance619 mi (997 km)
Fastest train15h 39m
Lowest price£103.06
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Milwaukee to Little Rock?

The average price for a train ticket from Milwaukee to Little Rock is £121.67, Tickets are generally pricier for this train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. By booking your trip at least 6 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay £75.22 more.

Monthly average prices

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Mark your calendar for March if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Milwaukee to Little Rock. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of £99. If you're planning a trip from Milwaukee to Little Rock during December, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about £129 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Milwaukee to Little Rock. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 6 days before departure, you can save around £75.22. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Milwaukee to Little Rock?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Milwaukee to Little Rock. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak216h 51m£145.47
  • 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 2 Amtrak trains from Milwaukee to Little Rock every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £103.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Milwaukee and Little Rock is approximately 619 miles, or 997 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 16 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 39 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.

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Milwaukee to Little Rock. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Milwaukee at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Milwaukee twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Little Rock to Milwaukee.

City Information

Milwaukee

Nestling on the banks of the great Lake Michigan, Milwaukee has some of the most scenic views around, making it every photographer’s perfect destination. Boasting 85 miles of scenic waterfront bike lanes, Milwaukee is the perfect spot to ride a bike and enjoy the sunset together with your friends. It is also the home of the Harley Davidson Museum, a vast waterfront gallery that offers 11 permanent exhibitions. The museum features not only bikes but also special items such as a whole engine room, making it a must-visit spot for bike enthusiasts. If you are not interested in bikes, the Basilica of St. Josaphat, which is modeled after St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, offers many wondrous shots.

Milwaukee’s famous German bratwursts are a must-try for all visitors, and the best place to enjoy this dish is Usinger’s. Other similar establishments include Mader’s and Milwaukee Public Market. For authentic American eats, Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-In offers amazing sloppy-joe burgers.

The Milwaukee Intermodal Station is the city’s main transportation hub. Visitors can catch both buses and trains at this location. The city is served by two airports. The Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport on the southern edge of the city handles commercial flights, while the Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport in the northwest handles private flights.

Little Rock

Little Rock is the state capital of Arkansas and is famous for its history. The city itself is named after a rocky outcrop on the Arkansas River that early travelers used as a landmark.

One of the city's many attractions is the William J. Clinton Presidential Museum, which contains a replica of the Oval Office. It is also home to the Arkansas State Capitol building, built in the image of the one in Washington D.C.

The city's River Market district offers bustling stalls selling food and local products, and there are many cafes, grocery shops, and restaurants. It serves as Little Rock's downtown hub, with art galleries and the entertainment district close by, as well as the 30-acre Riverfront Park, where you can enjoy walking, cycling, and hiking.

The city has the Clinton National Airport for air travel. There's also the Amtrak Texas Eagle service stops in the city before going to cities like Chicago, San Antonio, and even Los Angeles. Bus services come from Dallas, Austin, Texarkana, New York, and more.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Milwaukee?

Airport - 5601 S 6th St  - MKEAMT-0

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Airport - 5601 S 6th St  - MKEAMT-1

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Main departure station: Airport - 5601 S 6th St

The Milwaukee Airport Rail Station is located on the western edge of the Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport. The station serves as a rail link for the airport and also as a more accessible transport link for residents living in the south of Milwaukee compared to the central Intermodal Station. Amtrak’s Hiawatha Service is the only train that operates at the station and runs northwards to downtown Milwaukee and southwards to Chicago Union Station, where passengers can change for travel across the entire Midwest region. The airport station also has a shuttle service to the airport terminal.

All train stations in Milwaukee:

  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St

  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave

Where is the train station in Little Rock?

Main arrival station: 1400 W Markham St

Little Rock has one train station.

Train stations in Little Rock:

  • 1400 W Markham St

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