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Milwaukee - Tomah Train Schedule

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Other ways to get from Milwaukee to Tomah

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$30.13
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$38.31
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Trip Summary

5 trains operate daily from Milwaukee to Tomah. The train trip from Milwaukee to Tomah is usually about 3 hours and 20 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Empire Builder train can get you there in as little as 2 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance145 mi (234 km)
Fastest train2h 35m
Lowest price$22.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Milwaukee to Tomah

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Elizabeth

August 25, 2023- Visiting family

Amtrak Empire Builder

Pros: It was an overall great experience. Cons: Offer 2 different times.

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

The average price for a train ticket from Milwaukee to Tomah is $33.51, Compared to most train fares, this is an excellent price. By booking your trip at least 15 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $28.78 more.

Average prices by travel date

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The average cost of a one-way train trip from Milwaukee to Tomah is expected to fluctuate between $25 and $51 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to Tomah in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Milwaukee is $30.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Milwaukee to Tomah often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in January when the average ticket price is only $31. If you're thinking of traveling from Milwaukee to Tomah during August, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $68 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in August, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Milwaukee to Tomah. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 15 days before departure, you can save around $28.78. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Milwaukee to Tomah?

2 train services operate from Milwaukee to Tomah. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak33h 48m$41.16
Amtrak Empire Builder22h 35m$36.29
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from Milwaukee to Tomah every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $22.

  • The Amtrak Empire Builder is a long-distance passenger rail service that has been in operation since 1929. The full 2,200-mile route takes 45 hours to connect Chicago with the Pacific Northwest. Don’t let the length of the trip intimidate you; the Empire Builder is one of Amtrak’s most popular services, and often rated as the most scenic train route in the country. The sightseer lounge, home to enormous windows, is the perfect place to drink in the incredible views of the Mississippi River, the North Dakota Plains, Glacier National Park, and the Columbia River Gorge. Overnight trips on the Empire Builder include the option to book sleeper cabins, for a more comfortable journey and included meals. All passengers can purchase meals or snacks in the cafe car.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Milwaukee and Tomah is approximately 145 miles, or 234 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 35 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.

Trains departing from Milwaukee to Tomah tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Milwaukee at 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Tomah. 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 Tomah to Milwaukee.

City Information

Milwaukee

Nestling on the banks of the great Lake Michigan, Milwaukee has some of the most scenic views around, making it every photographer’s perfect destination. Boasting 85 miles of scenic waterfront bike lanes, Milwaukee is the perfect spot to ride a bike and enjoy the sunset together with your friends. It is also the home of the Harley Davidson Museum, a vast waterfront gallery that offers 11 permanent exhibitions. The museum features not only bikes but also special items such as a whole engine room, making it a must-visit spot for bike enthusiasts. If you are not interested in bikes, the Basilica of St. Josaphat, which is modeled after St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, offers many wondrous shots.

Milwaukee’s famous German bratwursts are a must-try for all visitors, and the best place to enjoy this dish is Usinger’s. Other similar establishments include Mader’s and Milwaukee Public Market. For authentic American eats, Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-In offers amazing sloppy-joe burgers.

The Milwaukee Intermodal Station is the city’s main transportation hub. Visitors can catch both buses and trains at this location. The city is served by two airports. The Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport on the southern edge of the city handles commercial flights, while the Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport in the northwest handles private flights.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Milwaukee?

Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave  - MKEIMS-1

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Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave  - MKEIMS-0

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Main departure station: Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave

The Milwaukee Intermodal Station is the major transportation hub for rail and bus travel in Wisconsin. The station is Amtrak’s second busiest in the Midwest. It acts as a gateway for long-distance travel into the American West and also connects Milwaukee to the surrounding Midwest states via the Hiawatha service. Renovated in 2007, the Intermodal Station now also offers a range of intercity bus services from carriers, including Greyhound and Jefferson Lines. Local bus routes and The Hop streetcar service provide convenient local travel around Milwaukee. Located in the city’s downtown, The Intermodal Station has vast retail spaces, several museums, and pleasant waterways all on its doorstep.

All train stations in Milwaukee:

  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave

  • Airport - 5601 S 6th St

Where is the train station in Tomah?

Main arrival station: N Superior Ave and Washington St

Tomah has one train station.

All train stations in Tomah:

  • N Superior Ave and Washington St

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