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Compare train tickets from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells


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How much are train tickets from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells?

Lowest Price$32.00
Fastest Train3h 34m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

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Users that traveled with Amtrak Empire Builder report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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July 17, 2019Vacation
Directions to the terminals, we were sent to the one side of the terminal, but it was for boarding of sleep car passengers only. The side we were supposed to go to was a further distance and then we waited in a long line to go back to the other side of the station wher...More
Plan to be to Union Station 30-45 minutes early if you're parking.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $32.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells. By booking your trip 17 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $19.09 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells?

The distance between Chicago and Wisconsin Dells is approximately 163 miles, or 262 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 34 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Sunday 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 2:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells?

Trains leave the station in Chicago twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Wisconsin Dells with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Wisconsin Dells to Chicago. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells for $23.00.

What train services are there from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Chicago to Wisconsin Dells. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder23h 36m$35.02

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 Wisconsin Dells?

Wisconsin Dells has one train station:

  • 100 LaCrosse St

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