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What train companies travel to Columbus, Wisconsin?

Located in Wisconsin, Columbus is accessible by train from 143 other cities. You can choose from 339 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Columbus on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Columbus are also available.

Train companies serving Columbus

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12014h 51m$83.08
Amtrak Empire Builder285h 16m$40.51

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Columbus?

$8.00 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Columbus, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Columbus. In the last month, trains from Beaver Dam to Columbus had the lowest average price at $8.00.

Where is the train station in Columbus, WI?

The main train station in Columbus is 359 N Ludington St. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Columbus. 359 N Ludington St is located 0.2 miles from the city center of Columbus.

Which train service has the best service to Columbus?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Columbus by train with Amtrak Empire Builder giving them a 4.5 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Empire Builder had the most comfortable train service to Columbus taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Empire Builder offers. They rate Amtrak Empire Builder a 4.8 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Columbus punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak Empire Builder has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Columbus, rating them a 4.8 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Columbus, WI?

The closest airport to Columbus is Dane County Regional Truax Field (MSN), it is located 21.3 miles from the city center of Columbus.

Is Columbus a popular train travel destination?

Columbus ranks number 17 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 486 in United States. Columbus ranks number 6 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Columbus via train service. On average 56 direct daily train trips serve Columbus.

What is the population of Columbus?

The population of Columbus is 4996. Columbus ranks number 27 in terms of population in Wisconsin and number 738 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Columbus cost?

Train tickets to Columbus range from $8 for a short trip to Columbus, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Columbus starts at , and a longer trip by train to Columbus can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $24 .

What type of traveler does Columbus attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by train to Columbus for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Columbus?

The closest train station to the city center of Columbus is 359 N Ludington St, located just 0.2 miles away. Select 359 N Ludington St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Columbus. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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