Cheap train tickets from Milwaukee to Portland

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How much are train tickets from Milwaukee to Portland?

Lowest Price$150.00
Fastest44h 18m
trains per day7
train companies2
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Overall score for Milwaukee to Portland
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Emma
5.0
July 31, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I loved meeting all the different travelers on the train and you didn’t have to spend any extra money by being allowed to bring whatever food you wanted.
Cons
It got very cold at night, so I would encourage others to pack sweatshirts and blankets
Tips
Bring blankets, pack your own food, and don’t be afraid to talk to strangers :)

How do you find cheap train tickets from Milwaukee to Portland?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Milwaukee to Portland 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 Milwaukee to Portland was $222.57. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 22 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $94.42 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 Milwaukee to Portland?

The distance between Milwaukee and Portland is approximately 1715.90 miles, or 2760.78 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 61 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 44 hours and 18 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 Milwaukee to Portland?

On Wednesday trains from Milwaukee to Portland 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Milwaukee to Portland?

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Portland. On the route to Portland 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Milwaukee to Portland, usually offering 5 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Portland with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Milwaukee to Portland, which start at $149.00.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Milwaukee to Portland

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Milwaukee to Portland start from $158.00, and on average cost $263.61. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Portland. Amtrak in Milwaukee leaves from Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and one other station. And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,

From Milwaukee to Portland train travel on Amtrak takes 67 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Portland faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 44 hours and 18 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $268.19 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2d 19h 54m
Avg. Price
$263.61

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Milwaukee to Portland start from $150.00, and on average cost $211.25. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Portland. Amtrak Empire Builder in Milwaukee leaves from Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave, And in Portland trains arrive at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave,

From Milwaukee to Portland train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 44 hours and 18 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $244.20 for a one-way train ticket to Portland.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 20h 18m
Avg. Price
$211.25

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Milwaukee with trains to Portland. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St
There is one train station where trains from Milwaukee arrive in Portland:
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave