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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Milwaukee to St Louis?

Lowest Price$50.00
Fastest Train8h 34m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Milwaukee to St Louis 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 Milwaukee to St Louis?

In the last month, $50.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Milwaukee, WI to St Louis, MO. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $15.35 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Milwaukee to St Louis?

The distance between Milwaukee and St Louis is approximately 328 miles, or 527 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 34 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 Milwaukee to St Louis are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Milwaukee at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. 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 Milwaukee to St Louis?

Trains leave the station in Milwaukee twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from St Louis to Milwaukee. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Milwaukee to St Louis for $27.00.

Which train should you take from Milwaukee to St Louis?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Milwaukee, Wisconsin to St Louis, Missouri. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak29h 36m$51.37

Where is the train station in Milwaukee?

There are two stations in Milwaukee where you can board the train to St Louis:

  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St
  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave

Where is the train station in St Louis?

St Louis has one train station:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

Price trends for trains from Milwaukee to St Louis

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20JanFeb

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Milwaukee, WI to St Louis, MO
4.0
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.5
Value
3.5
Condition
4.5
Alycia
4.0
September 3, 2019Business
Pros
Helpful staffHelpful staff
Cons
Better signage in stations Better signage in stations
Dorothy
4.0
August 3, 2019Solo travel
Pros
I got to my destination on time.I got to my destination on time.
Cons
The posted signs were not up to date. Made it tricky to find the correct track to be on.The posted signs were not up to date. Made it tricky to find the correct track to be on.

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