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How much are train tickets from Milwaukee to Columbus?

Lowest Price$14.00
Fastest Train1h 5m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1
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Milwaukee-Columbus Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

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, $14.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Milwaukee to Columbus. By booking your trip 2 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $3.00 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Milwaukee to Columbus?

The distance between Milwaukee and Columbus is approximately 60 miles, or 96 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 5 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Milwaukee to Columbus are the most crowded on Monday. 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.

How many trains per day run from Milwaukee to Columbus?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Columbus. 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 Columbus to Milwaukee. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Milwaukee to Columbus for $24.00.

What train services are there from Milwaukee to Columbus?

Amtrak Empire Builder is the one and only train line which connects Milwaukee to Columbus. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Builder31h 13m$16.80

Where is the train station in Milwaukee?

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

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

Where is the train station in Columbus?

Columbus has one train station:

  • 359 N Ludington St

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