Cheap Chicago to Milwaukee  train tickets


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Frequent questions about traveling by train from Chicago to Milwaukee.

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 Hiwatha 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 there a shuttle bus you can take from the train station to the Wisconsin airport?

The 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.

How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Milwaukee ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Milwaukee is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Chicago to Milwaukee was $25.51. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

Frequent questions about traveling by train from Chicago to Milwaukee.

The distance between Chicago to Milwaukee is 81.48 miles or 131.10 km. A train trip from Chicago to Milwaukee typically takes 1 hour, If you are looking to get to Milwaukee faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Hiawatha. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 1 hour and 13 minutes to get from Chicago to Milwaukee.

trains from Chicago to Milwaukee average a travel time of under two hours, perfect for a day trip. That's just enough time to check your email, catch up with friends on chat and post a couple of jealousy-inducing pictures from your trip.

On Saturday trains from Chicago to Milwaukee are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Hiawatha has the most connections between Chicago to Milwaukee

Typically there are 13 schedules to compare for your trip to Milwaukee. One train carrier operates regular service on the Chicago to Milwaukee route. Amtrak Hiawatha offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Milwaukee, usually offering 13 trips per day. 13 train trips per day are direct connections to Milwaukee, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Milwaukee, which start at $1.00.

One train carrier connects Chicago to Milwaukee

Amtrak Hiawatha

Amtrak Hiawatha train tickets from Chicago to Milwaukee start from $25.00, and on average cost $25.62. Daily there are 13 Amtrak Hiawatha schedules to Milwaukee. Amtrak Hiawatha in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Milwaukee trains arrive at Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and one other train station.

From Chicago to Milwaukee train travel on Amtrak Hiawatha takes 1 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Milwaukee faster, Amtrak Hiawatha offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Hiawatha offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $25.00 for a one-way train ticket to Milwaukee.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Milwaukee. The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Milwaukee. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Airport - 5601 S 6th St, Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave.
  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St
  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave