Compare train tickets from Chicago to Milwaukee
Chicago-Milwaukee Train Timetable
How much are train tickets from Chicago to Milwaukee?
|Fastest Train||1h 13m|
|Trains Per Day||4|
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Chicago Metro go to Milwaukee?
Is Chicago to Milwaukee a good day trip?
What is the fastest way to get from Chicago to Milwaukee?
Is there a shuttle bus you can take from the train station to the Wisconsin airport?
The General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee does offer a shuttle bus service to and from Milwaukee Intermodal Station called GO Riteway. You will need to make a reservation in advance (online or by phone call), and the shuttle can sit up to 10 people, or you can pay more for a private shuttle.
Alternatively, General Mitchell International Airport is actually a stop on the Amtrak Hiawatha from Chicago, so you may consider just getting off there instead of riding the train all the way to Milwaukee Intermodal.
Is there a direct train route from Chicago to Milwaukee?
Yes, there is a direct train for this route called the Amtrak Hiawatha. It takes about 1 hour and 23 minutes, and has three stops between Chicago Union Station and Milwaukee Intermodal Station: Glenview, IL; Sturtevant, WI; and General Mitchell International Airport. Amtrak Hiawatha also offers a Friday Late Night Train, which departs Chicago at 11:25 p.m. and arrives into Milwaukee around 12:54 a.m.
Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to Milwaukee right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Chicago to Milwaukee?
In the last month, €21.40 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Milwaukee, WI. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Chicago to Milwaukee?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Chicago to Milwaukee are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Chicago at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. 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 Chicago to Milwaukee?
There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 7 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.
Which train should you take from Chicago to Milwaukee?
Amtrak Hiawatha is the one and only train line which connects Chicago, Illinois to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Hiawatha||4||1h 24m||€21.40|
Where is the train station in Chicago?
There is one train station in Chicago:
- Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Where is the train station in Milwaukee?
Milwaukee receives travelers from Chicago at its two active train stations:
- Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
- Airport - 5601 S 6th St
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