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How much are train tickets from Milwaukee to Appleton?

Lowest Price$25.00
Fastest Train2h 28m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1
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Milwaukee-Appleton Train Schedule

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Milwaukee, WI to Appleton, WI
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
November 27, 2019Visiting family
Very clean, nice change of pace from Greyhound!
Wifi - is it available? If not, it was not shared.
Take Amtrak - cheaper tickets, cleaner bus!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Milwaukee to Appleton 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Milwaukee to Appleton?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Milwaukee to Appleton, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Milwaukee to Appleton?

In the last month, $28.87 was the average price of a train ticket from Milwaukee, WI to Appleton, WI. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Milwaukee to Appleton?

The distance between Milwaukee and Appleton is approximately 88 miles, or 142 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 28 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Milwaukee to Appleton are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Wednesday 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 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Appleton?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Appleton. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Appleton to Milwaukee. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Milwaukee to Appleton for $25.00.

Which train should you take from Milwaukee to Appleton?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Appleton, Wisconsin. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak34h 5m$28.91

Where is the train station in Milwaukee?

Milwaukee has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Appleton:

  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St
  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
  • Mitchell Airport - 5300 S Howell Ave

Where is the train station in Appleton?

Appleton has one train station:

  • Appleton Transit Ctr

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