How to get to Columbus by train
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What train companies travel to Columbus, Wisconsin?
Located in Wisconsin, Columbus is accessible by train from 27 other cities. You can choose from 80 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Columbus on Wanderu. Amtrak Empire Builder 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
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.
The Amtrak Empire Builder is a long-distance passenger rail service that has been in operation since 1929. The full 2,200-mile route takes 45 hours to connect Chicago with the Pacific Northwest. Don’t let the length of the trip intimidate you; the Empire Builder is one of Amtrak’s most popular services, and often rated as the most scenic train route in the country. The sightseer lounge, home to enormous windows, is the perfect place to drink in the incredible views of the Mississippi River, the North Dakota Plains, Glacier National Park, and the Columbia River Gorge. Overnight trips on the Empire Builder include the option to book sleeper cabins, for a more comfortable journey and included meals. All passengers can purchase meals or snacks in the cafe car.
Which train carrier 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 4.4 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 4.6 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 3.4 based on their on time arrivals.
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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