Cheap Indianapolis to Madison  train tickets

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How much are Indianapolis to Madison train tickets?

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How to find cheap train tickets from Indianapolis to Madison ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Indianapolis to Madison 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 Indianapolis to Madison was $73.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $6.00 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.

How long is the train journey from Indianapolis to Madison ? How far is Indianapolis to Madison ?

The distance between Indianapolis to Madison is 283.60 miles or 456.30 km. A train trip from Indianapolis to Madison typically takes 12 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Madison faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 10 hours and 5 minutes to get from Indianapolis to Madison.

Going from Indianapolis to Madison by train takes over 12 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Indianapolis to Madison 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Indianapolis to Madison

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Madison. One train carrier operates regular service on the Indianapolis to Madison route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Indianapolis to Madison, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Indianapolis to Madison, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Indianapolis to Madison, which start at $56.00.

One train carrier connects Indianapolis to Madison

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Indianapolis to Madison start from $52.00, and on average cost $79.73. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Madison. Amtrak in Indianapolis leaves from 350 S Illinois St, And in Madison trains arrive at UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St and one other train station.

From Indianapolis to Madison train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Madison faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $77.24 for a one-way train ticket to Madison.

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Avg. Time
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$79.73

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There is one train station from which trains depart Indianapolis on their way to Madison. The busiest departure station in Indianapolis serving this route is 350 S Illinois St.
  • 350 S Illinois St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Madison. 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 Indianapolis serving this route is UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St, 4 Collins Ct.
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St
  • 4 Collins Ct