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How much are train tickets from Milwaukee to Whitefish?

Lowest Price$145.00
Fastest Train30h 4m
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Train Lines1
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Price trends for trains from Milwaukee to Whitefish

Average prices by travel date

$180$120$60AugAug

Monthly average prices

$225$180$135$90$45SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$200$160$120$80$403020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Milwaukee to Whitefish 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 Whitefish?

In the last month, $145.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Milwaukee, WI to Whitefish, MT. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. 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 $53.38 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Milwaukee to Whitefish?

The distance between Milwaukee and Whitefish is approximately 1320 miles, or 2125 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 30 hours and 4 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 Whitefish are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Thursday 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 3:00pm 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 Whitefish?

Trains leave the station in Milwaukee twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Whitefish with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Whitefish to Milwaukee. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Milwaukee to Whitefish for $199.00.

Which train should you take from Milwaukee to Whitefish?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Whitefish, Montana. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder21d 6h 4m$149.77

Where is the train station in Milwaukee?

There is one train station in Milwaukee:

  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave

Where is the train station in Whitefish?

Whitefish has one train station:

  • 500 Depot St

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