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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee. Traveling by train from Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee usually takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Builder train can make the trip in one hour and 59 minutes.

Distance102 mi (164 km)
Fastest train1h 59m
Lowest price£14.83
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Builder
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Wisconsin Dells, WI to Milwaukee, WI

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Jerome

13 September 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Empire Builder

Pros: Love the train and it was the best option. Great to see the countryside of Wisconsin via the train. Tips: Take the Train!

Pros: Love the train and it was the best option. Great to see the countryside of Wisconsin via the train. Tips: Take the Train!

What is the price of a train ticket from Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee?

In the last month, £16.66 was the average price of a train ticket from Wisconsin Dells, WI to Milwaukee, WI. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £6.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£32£21£11JunJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee will vary between £15 and £23. Planning a train trip to Milwaukee within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Wisconsin Dells over the next 7 days is £17. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £15 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £26 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.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 21 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Milwaukee from Wisconsin Dells will be about £6.00 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee?

2 train services operate from Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Amtrak Empire Builder usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak25h 46m£22.87
Amtrak Empire Builder21h 59m£17.53
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £20.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Wisconsin Dells 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.

How long is the train journey from Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee?

The distance between Wisconsin Dells and Milwaukee is approximately 102 miles, or 164 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 59 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Wednesday 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 Wisconsin Dells at 12:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00. 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 Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Milwaukee. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Milwaukee to Wisconsin Dells. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Wisconsin Dells to Milwaukee for £12.01.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Wisconsin Dells?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Wisconsin Dells.

Where is the train station in Milwaukee?

Arrival stations

Milwaukee receives travelers from Wisconsin Dells at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Milwaukee:

  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St

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