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How much are train tickets from Milwaukee to Grand Forks?

Lowest Price$81.00
Fastest Train12h 49m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Milwaukee-Grand Forks Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Milwaukee to Grand Forks 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Milwaukee to Grand Forks?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $81.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Milwaukee to Grand Forks.

How long is the train journey from Milwaukee to Grand Forks?

The distance between Milwaukee and Grand Forks is approximately 556 miles, or 894 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 49 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 Grand Forks are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Friday 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.

How many trains per day run from Milwaukee to Grand Forks?

Trains leave the station in Milwaukee twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks to Milwaukee. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Milwaukee to Grand Forks for $106.00.

What train services are there from Milwaukee to Grand Forks?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Milwaukee to Grand Forks. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder212h 49m$81.00

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 Grand Forks?

Grand Forks has one train station:

  • 5555 DeMers Ave

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