Cheap train tickets from St Louis to Madison


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How much are train tickets from St Louis to Madison?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from St Louis to Madison?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from St Louis 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 St Louis to Madison was $61.69. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $19.72 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 St Louis to Madison?

The distance between St Louis and Madison is approximately 310.18 miles, or 499.06 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 10 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from St Louis to Madison?

On Sunday trains from St Louis 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between St Louis to Madison

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Madison. One train carrier operates regular service on the St Louis to Madison route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between St Louis to Madison, usually offering 9 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from St Louis 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 St Louis to Madison, which start at $65.00.

One train company connects St Louis to Madison


Amtrak train tickets from St Louis to Madison start from $55.00, and on average cost $70.05. Daily there are 9 Amtrak schedules to Madison. Amtrak in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in Madison trains arrive at UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St and one other train station.

From St Louis to Madison train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Madison faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $75.18 for a one-way train ticket to Madison.

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There is one train station from which trains depart St Louis on their way to Madison. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in St Louis are:
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th 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. These are the busiest arriving stations in Madison:
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St
  • 4 Collins Ct