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from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI

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Travel Information to Milwaukee, WI from Chicago

distanceDistance82 miles (133 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€18) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€22) • 1 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound or Amtrak

Travel 82 miles (133 km) by bus or train to Milwaukee, WI from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI?

There are 2 ways to travel to Milwaukee, WI from Chicago including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to Milwaukee, WI:

Taking a bus is about $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $27 (€22) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI?

The fastest way to get to Milwaukee, WI from Chicago is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 29 min.

Other travel options to Milwaukee, WI can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 35 min.

What is the distance from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI?

Milwaukee, WI is approximately 82 miles (133 km) away from Chicago.

How many services a day are there to Milwaukee, WI from Chicago?

The average frequency per day from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI is:

  • 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Chicago and Milwaukee, WI as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Chicago and Milwaukee, WI, what are the departure and arrival points in Chicago and Milwaukee, WI?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI:

    Which travel operators can get me to Milwaukee, WI from Chicago?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Greyhound to go to Milwaukee, WI by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Greyhound Chicago to Milwaukee, WI tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).
    • Amtrak can get you to Milwaukee, WI by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI for $27 (€22) on Omio.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI?
    Omio customers who travel from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI often also extend their vacation to go to Mitchell, SD, New York City or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Milwaukee, WI and these popular destinations at a great price.
    How early should I buy Chicago to Milwaukee, WI tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing $22 (€18) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $27 (€22) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.