Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Amtrak passenger rail service

Map of Wisconsin Amtrak service
Amtrak service in Wisconsin

Amtrak Empire Builder in Wisconsin
Photo courtesy of Tom Michele

Wisconsin is served by two Amtrak routes:

  1. The Hiawatha Service, a corridor service operating seven round trips a day (6 on Sunday) between Chicago and Milwaukee
  2. The Empire Builder, a long-distance train operating one round trip a day between Chicago and Seattle/Portland

Amtrak passenger rail stations:

Amtrak thruway motorcoach connections

Amtrak thruway motorcoach connections provide service to additional Wisconsin communities. A combination rail/bus ticket can be booked through Amtrak. Thruway rail/bus connections can be made at the Milwaukee Intermodal Station, the Columbus, Portage and St. Paul, Minnesota Amtrak stations.

  • Duluth, MN (Superior) - Cloquet, MN – Sandstone, MN - St. Paul, MN
  • Wausau - Stevens Point - Waupaca - New London - Appleton - Oshkosh - Fond du Lac - Milwaukee
  • Houghton, MI - L'Anse, MI - Marquette, MI - Escanaba, MI - Powers, MI - Stephenson, MI - Marinette - Oconto - Green Bay - Manitowoc - Sheboygan - Milwaukee
  • Madison - Janesville - South Beloit, IL - Rockford, IL - Chicago, IL
  • Madison - Columbus - Fond du Lac - Oshkosh - Appleton - Green Bay
  • Madison - Portage - Stevens Point - Wausau
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - Hudson - Menominee - Eau Claire - Wausau - Shawano - Green Bay - Manitowoc - Sheboygan - Milwaukee

To purchase tickets or for route information call Amtrak at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245), or the Amtrak web site.

Questions about the content of this page:
Arun Rao, arun.rao@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: April 21, 2014

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