Cheap train tickets from Grand Rapids to Milwaukee


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How do you find cheap train tickets from Grand Rapids to Milwaukee?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids to Milwaukee was $57.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $16.13 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 ride from Grand Rapids to Milwaukee?

The distance between Grand Rapids and Milwaukee is approximately 113.29 miles, or 182.27 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 7 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 18 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Grand Rapids to Milwaukee?

On Saturday trains from Grand Rapids 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.

What train companies travel from Grand Rapids to Milwaukee?

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Milwaukee. One train carrier operates regular service on the Grand Rapids to Milwaukee route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Grand Rapids to Milwaukee, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Grand Rapids to Milwaukee, 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 Grand Rapids to Milwaukee, which start at $35.00.

One train company connects Grand Rapids to Milwaukee


Amtrak train tickets from Grand Rapids to Milwaukee start from $53.00, and on average cost $64.66. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Milwaukee. Amtrak in Grand Rapids leaves from 440 Century Ave SW, And in Milwaukee trains arrive at Airport - 5601 S 6th St and one other train station.

From Grand Rapids to Milwaukee train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Milwaukee faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 18 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $62.20 for a one-way train ticket to Milwaukee.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Grand Rapids on their way to Milwaukee:
  • 440 Century Ave SW
There are 2 different stations where trains from Grand Rapids arrive in Milwaukee. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Milwaukee:
  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St
  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave