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Royal Oak - Milwaukee Train Schedule
There are 2 daily trains from Royal Oak to Milwaukee. Traveling by train from Royal Oak to Milwaukee usually takes around 11 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 10 hours,
|Distance||244 mi (393 km)|
|Fastest train||10h 0m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Royal Oak to Milwaukee?
In the last month, $66.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Royal Oak, MI to Milwaukee, WI. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $62.00 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Royal Oak to Milwaukee by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for October. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $64 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Royal Oak to Milwaukee in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $88 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Which train should you take from Royal Oak to Milwaukee?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Royal Oak, Michigan to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
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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. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Royal Oak to Milwaukee every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $58.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Royal Oak to Milwaukee during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
Can you take a train all the way from Royal Oak to Milwaukee?
How long is the train journey from Royal Oak to Milwaukee?
The distance between Royal Oak and Milwaukee is approximately 244 miles, or 393 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours,
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 Royal Oak to Milwaukee 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 Thursday 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 Royal Oak at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Royal Oak to Milwaukee?
Trains leave the station in Royal Oak twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Milwaukee to Royal Oak.
Nestling on the banks of the great Lake Michigan, Milwaukee has some of the most scenic views around, making it every photographer’s perfect destination. Boasting 85 miles of scenic waterfront bike lanes, Milwaukee is the perfect spot to ride a bike and enjoy the sunset together with your friends. It is also the home of the Harley Davidson Museum, a vast waterfront gallery that offers 11 permanent exhibitions. The museum features not only bikes but also special items such as a whole engine room, making it a must-visit spot for bike enthusiasts. If you are not interested in bikes, the Basilica of St. Josaphat, which is modeled after St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, offers many wondrous shots.
Milwaukee’s famous German bratwursts are a must-try for all visitors, and the best place to enjoy this dish is Usinger’s. Other similar establishments include Mader’s and Milwaukee Public Market. For authentic American eats, Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-In offers amazing sloppy-joe burgers.
The Milwaukee Intermodal Station is the city’s main transportation hub. Visitors can catch both buses and trains at this location. The city is served by two airports. The Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport on the southern edge of the city handles commercial flights, while the Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport in the northwest handles private flights.
Where is the train station in Royal Oak?
There is one train station in Royal Oak.
Where is the train station in Milwaukee?
Milwaukee receives travelers from Royal Oak at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Milwaukee:
Airport - 5601 S 6th St
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