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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Rensselaer to Madison 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.
What is the price of a train ticket from Rensselaer to Madison?
In the last month, $127.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Rensselaer, NY to Madison, WI. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Rensselaer to Madison?
The distance between Rensselaer and Madison is approximately 793 miles, or 1276 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 21 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 21 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 Rensselaer to Madison are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Tuesday 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 Rensselaer at 7:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Rensselaer to Madison?
There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Madison to Rensselaer.
Which train should you take from Rensselaer to Madison?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Rensselaer, New York to Madison, Wisconsin. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.
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Amtrak train tickets from Rensselaer to Madison start from $112, and on average cost $129. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Madison. Amtrak in Rensselaer leaves from Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St, And in Madison trains arrive at University of Wisconsin and one other train station. From Rensselaer to Madison train travel on Amtrak takes 21 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Madison faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 21 hours and 0 minutes.
Where is the train station in Rensselaer?
There is one train station in Rensselaer:
- Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St
Where is the train station in Madison?
Madison receives travelers from Rensselaer at its two active train stations:
- University of Wisconsin
- 4 Collins Ct
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