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About Amtrak Hiawatha

Amtrak Hiawatha is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Amtrak Hiawatha tickets by searching Wanderu.com. Overall, Amtrak Hiawatha serves 17 routes, connecting 4 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak Hiawatha runs an average of 105 trips per day and 1,474 trips per month. These train trips range in price from €7.08 to €22.12 based on a variety of factors.

Contact Amtrak Hiawatha

Phone number: US: 1 (800) 872-7245

Amtrak Hiawatha Amenities

Air conditioningAir conditioning
RestroomRestroom
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power outletPower outlet
WiFiWiFi

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Amtrak Hiawatha train coverage

Daily Trips105
stations5
cities4
countries1

What travelers are saying about Amtrak Hiawatha

Here’s what Wanderu users who have booked trips with Amtrak Hiawatha had to say about their travel experience.

Traveling During COVID-19

“They took COVID safety precautions seriously.”
based on 24 reviews

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 33 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 44 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 47 reviews
“The train got there on time.”
based on 49 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 47 reviews
“The train was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 51 reviews

Amtrak Hiawatha reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak Hiawatha

(Based on 52 reviews)

4.8
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort

4.5

Timeliness

4.8

Staff

4.6

Value

4.1

Condition

4.9

Amtrak Hiawatha passenger reviews

4.0

Gandhi

22 December 2021- Vacation

Milwaukee to Chicago

Pros: The timeliness of the the train at departures and arrivals. The use of e tickets made it more trendy and keeping with advancement in technology and green friendly. Cons: Seats could be better fixed because it was only sliding. Probably usb charging ports. Proba...

Pros: The timeliness of the the train at departures and arrivals. The use of e tickets made it more trendy and keeping with advancement in technology and green friendly. Cons: Seats could be better fixed because it was only sliding. Probably usb charging ports. Probably daily, weekly, monthly, 6 months and yearly passes at reduced rates. To encourage more travelers. Provide visitation of specific sites at destinations or points of interests for visitors. Tips: Book in advance to maximize cheaper rates and always arrive 30 minutes before departure and acclimatize your self with the process.

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5.0

Catherine

9 December 2021- Visiting friends

Chicago to Sturtevant

Pros: Convenient for traveling to Chicago; no traffic or parking hassles. Cons: Nothing at the moment. Tips: Take advantage of an economical way to travel.

Pros: Convenient for traveling to Chicago; no traffic or parking hassles. Cons: Nothing at the moment. Tips: Take advantage of an economical way to travel.

5.0

Norma

9 December 2021- Business

Glenview to Milwaukee

Pros: We are seniors and the personnel on the train and at the station were extremely helpful. We usually drive but this time, we decided on the train. What a difference! We arrived relaxed and happy. It was a great ride and we will definitely take the train again. C...

Pros: We are seniors and the personnel on the train and at the station were extremely helpful. We usually drive but this time, we decided on the train. What a difference! We arrived relaxed and happy. It was a great ride and we will definitely take the train again. Cons: Build more tracks to many more destinations! Tips: Relax. Enjoy the ride. Rely on train personnel to answer any and all of your questions.

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4.0

Martina

24 November 2021- Visiting family

Milwaukee to Chicago

Quick and smooth ride

Quick and smooth ride

5.0

Jacob

21 November 2021- Solo travel

Milwaukee to Chicago

Pros: Friendly staff, easy process,. Cons: N/A. Tips: Convenient way to travel. Would definitely ride again.

Pros: Friendly staff, easy process,. Cons: N/A. Tips: Convenient way to travel. Would definitely ride again.

Amtrak Hiawatha Routes & Network

Amtrak Hiawatha’s train network features 17 train routes that connect 4 cities serving 5 stations. On average, Amtrak Hiawatha performs about 105 train trips every day. The top cities to which Amtrak Hiawatha offers the highest number of daily train service include Chicago and Milwaukee.

Top Cities Served by Amtrak Hiawatha

CityRouteEarliest trainLatest train
Milwaukee1312:10 pm5:47 am
Chicago1212:15 pm2:36 am
Glenview1212:10 pm5:25 am
Sturtevant1012:10 pm5:47 am

Top States Served by Amtrak Hiawatha

StateCities ServedDaily TripsTop city
Wisconsin2205Milwaukee
Illinois2475Chicago

Most popular Amtrak Hiawatha routes

The train from Chicago to Milwaukee is Amtrak Hiawatha’s most popular route. Trips from Milwaukee to Sturtevant and Glenview to Sturtevant are also highly popular.

Top Amtrak Hiawatha routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Chicago to Milwaukee141h 22m€22
Milwaukee to Sturtevant130h 17m€9
Glenview to Sturtevant60h 37m€19
Chicago to Glenview60h 21m€9
Sturtevant to Chicago71h 6m€21
Glenview to Milwaukee130h 59m€20

Amtrak Hiawatha Cancellation Policy

All Amtrak Hiawatha tickets can be cancelled for a full refund within the first 24 hours after purchase. If more than 24 hours have passed, the cancellation policy and change fee structure for Amtrak bookings depend on the type of fare you purchased:

Saver Fare tickets: A 25% fee applies for any changes. If you cancel the trip, you will receive an eVoucher worth 75% of the original ticket price.

Value Fare tickets: No change fees and fully refundable up to 15 or more days before departure. If cancelled less than 14 days before departure, a 25% cancellation fee applies.

Flexible, Business and Premium Fare tickets: No change fees and fully refundable if cancelled or changed before departure.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable after the train has departed, so be sure to make your updates as soon as possible if your travel plans change.

If your Amtrak Hiawatha ticket is eligible for change or cancellation, you can do that by calling Amtrak’s customer service phone number at 1 (800) 872-7245. To cancel or change your booking online, simply go to www.amtrak.com and click on the “Modify Trip” tab in the upper right corner.

Wanderu also offers an affordable trip protection option by Allianz Global Assistance that you can purchase when booking your tickets. In addition to 24-hour assistance during your trip and coverage for lost or damaged baggage, trip protection can help you get your money back in case you need to cancel or change your trip. You can file a claim to have any Amtrak change or cancellation fees reimbursed if you cannot travel due to covered reasons such as illness, extreme weather, or required work shifts.

Amtrak Hiawatha Train Guide & FAQs

Do Amtrak Hiawatha trains have WiFi?

Yes, Amtrak Hiawatha offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Amtrak Hiawatha will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Amtrak Hiawatha WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power points or USB points on the train?

Yes, there are power points onboard Amtrak Hiawatha trains. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbour might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power points, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a power point USB converter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Amtrak Hiawatha might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Amtrak Hiawatha's schedule?

On a typical day, Amtrak Hiawatha has 105 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Amtrak Hiawatha does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

Yes, Amtrak Hiawatha requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

What are Amtrak Hiawatha’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Amtrak Hiawatha’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there toilets on Amtrak Hiawatha trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Hiawatha trains. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or drinks offered during the trip?

Amtrak Hiawatha does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most trains do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Hiawatha ticket?

Amtrak Hiawatha does not require a printed ticket to board the train. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Does Amtrak Hiawatha offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Amtrak Hiawatha goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Hiawatha offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.

Cheap Amtrak Hiawatha tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 105 Amtrak Hiawatha trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Hiawatha tickets start at just €7.08. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

How do I get the best deal on Amtrak Hiawatha tickets?

Wanderu is the best place to score cheap Amtrak Hiawatha tickets. Wanderu offers the lowest available fares every day and charges no extra booking fees. Plus, you can compare Amtrak Hiawatha prices with trips offered by other train companies to be sure you’re getting the best deal on your tickets!

Pro travelers know that booking your ticket well in advance is key to finding the lowest price. Ticket prices normally go up the closer you get to the travel date, so don’t miss out on a good deal when you see one. If you can be flexible with your travel date, you can also get cheap tickets by traveling on weekdays instead of weekends.

When you’re ready to book, type your departure city and destination city in the search bar above, select your travel date, and let Wanderu work its magic to show you all of the best bus and train ticket prices available for your trip. Pick the ticket that’s best for your budget, schedule, and preferences, and complete the booking right on Wanderu to secure your great deal.

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