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St Paul-Wisconsin Dells Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from St Paul to Wisconsin Dells. Traveling by train from St Paul to Wisconsin Dells usually takes around 4 hours and 8 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance188 mi (303 km)
Fastest train4h 8m
Lowest price$39.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Builder
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from St Paul to Wisconsin Dells?

In the last month, $41.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Saint Paul, MN to Wisconsin Dells, WI. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $12.83 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20JunJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from St Paul to Wisconsin Dells will vary between $39 and $54. Planning a train trip to Wisconsin Dells within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Saint Paul over the next 7 days is $42. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15JASONDJFMAMJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from St Paul to Wisconsin Dells by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $40 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from St Paul to Wisconsin Dells in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $58 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.

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 20 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Wisconsin Dells from Saint Paul will be about $12.83 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from St Paul to Wisconsin Dells?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Saint Paul, Minnesota to Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder24h 9m$44.51

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Saint Paul to Wisconsin Dells 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.

How long is the train journey from St Paul to Wisconsin Dells?

The distance between St Paul and Wisconsin Dells is approximately 188 miles, or 303 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 8 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 St Paul to Wisconsin Dells are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Monday 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 St Paul at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. 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 St Paul to Wisconsin Dells?

Trains leave the station in St Paul twice a day, so there 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 St Paul.

City Information

St Paul

Saint Paul is the capital of Minnesota, and is one of the Twin Cities, along with its neighbor across the Mississippi River, Minneapolis. As the seat of Minnesota's government, Saint Paul offers historic and cultural attractions which represent both the state and the American Midwest as a whole.

For a comprehensive introduction to the region's history, start your trip at the Minnesota History Center, just down the street from the grounds of the State Capitol building. There are museums in Saint Paul for all types of interests, including the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Schubert Club Musical Instrument Museum. For an extra dash of Saint Paul history, take a stroll down Summit Avenue, a stylish street of drool-worthy Victorian houses and mansions, including the home of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

If you're brave enough to visit Saint Paul during the freezing winters, you'll be rewarded with the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, a yearly event where you can explore ice palaces, watch live ice sculpting, and compete in city-wide scavenger hunts. Saint Paul is also one of the country's best cities for craft beer, so save time to taste some local ales or even brew your own beer at Vine Park Brewing Co.

Saint Paul is a hub for travel in the Midwest thanks in part to Amtrak's Empire Builder train service which stops at Saint Paul Union Depot. Bus service from stations throughout town and nearby Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport make it easy to travel to and from this saintly city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in St Paul?

Departure stations

There is one train station in St Paul.

Where is the train station in Wisconsin Dells?

Arrival stations

Wisconsin Dells has one train station.

Need a return trip from Wisconsin Dells to St Paul?

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