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How much are train tickets from Madison to Grand Rapids?

Lowest Price$58.00
Fastest Train8h 25m
Trains Per Day9
Train Lines1
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Madison-Grand Rapids Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Madison to Grand Rapids right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Madison to Grand Rapids?

In the last month, $65.60 was the average price of a train ticket from Madison, WI to Grand Rapids, MI. 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 Madison to Grand Rapids?

The distance between Madison and Grand Rapids is approximately 189 miles, or 304 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 25 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 Madison to Grand Rapids 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 Sunday 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 Madison at 2:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. 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 Madison to Grand Rapids?

There are 9 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 Grand Rapids to Madison. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Madison to Grand Rapids for $48.00.

Which train should you take from Madison to Grand Rapids?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Madison, Wisconsin to Grand Rapids, Michigan. However, there are 9.285714 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak910h 9m$73.03

Where is the train station in Madison?

There are two stations in Madison where you can board the train to Grand Rapids:

  • University of Wisconsin
  • 4 Collins Ct

Where is the train station in Grand Rapids?

Grand Rapids has one train station:

  • 440 Century Ave SW

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