Cheap train tickets from Madison to San Antonio


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How much are train tickets from Madison to San Antonio?

Lowest Price$145.00
Fastest37h 10m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Madison to San Antonio?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Madison to San Antonio 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 Madison to San Antonio was $145.00. 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 Madison to San Antonio?

The distance between Madison and San Antonio is approximately 1069.56 miles, or 1720.85 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 37 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 37 hours and 10 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Madison to San Antonio?

On Wednesday trains from Madison to San Antonio 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Madison to San Antonio?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Madison to San Antonio route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Madison to San Antonio, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Madison to San Antonio, 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 Madison to San Antonio, which start at $220.00.

One train company connects Madison to San Antonio


Amtrak train tickets from Madison to San Antonio start from $145.00, and on average cost $180.35. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to San Antonio. Amtrak in Madison leaves from UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St and one other station. And in San Antonio trains arrive at 350 Hoefgen St,

From Madison to San Antonio train travel on Amtrak takes 37 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Antonio faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 37 hours and 10 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $145.00 for a one-way train ticket to San Antonio.

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There are 2 train stations in Madison with trains to San Antonio. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St
  • 4 Collins Ct
There is one train station where trains from Madison arrive in San Antonio:
  • 350 Hoefgen St