• Milwaukee
  • Chicago
1 hour 29 minutes Multiple Departures Daily

Multiple round-trips daily (including Sunday) between Chicago and Milwaukee. In a quick 90-minute trip, you can be in the center of either city. Onboard, you can spread out your paperwork, open a book or take a quick nap. The Quiet Car is available on all Hiawatha trains.

In Chicago, connect to over 500 other destinations across North America. Or take the Hiawatha Service to Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport. With seven roundtrips a day (six on Sunday) it's an easy trip from downtown Milwaukee or the northern suburbs of Chicago to catch a train to your flight.

For current news and information on the Amtrak Hiawatha — including special promotions, schools on trains and airport logistics, please visit AmtrakHiawatha.com

Discover the charms of two great Midwestern cities. Beyond the glittering boutiques of the Magnificent Mile and the stunning architecture of the Milwaukee Art Museum, discover fun and funky neighborhoods and fuel up on essential fare like cheese curds and classic Chicago hot dogs. Travel between Chicago and Milwaukee in 90 minutes, which is just enough time to work, read… or dream.

“Straight between them ran the pathway, Never grew the grass upon it” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Song of Hiawatha

Features & Amenities

Amenities vary by train.

Accommodations vary by train. Some trains may feature forward and backward-facing seating, preferred seat orientation is not guaranteed.

Take your small dog or cat along with you on the train. Before you go, learn more about the types of pets allowed, pet reservations and fares, approved pet carriers and additional details.

See the Complete Pet Program Guidelines