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from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI

You can get from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information to Milwaukee, WI from Detroit, MI

distanceDistance250 miles (404 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$63 - $213
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $63 (€50) • 7 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $213 (€171) • 4 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiespsa airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Travel 250 miles (404 km) by flight, bus or train between Detroit, MI and Milwaukee, WI. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $63 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are psa airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI.

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FAQs
How do I go from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI?

There are 3 travel options from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI?

The cheapest way to travel between Detroit, MI and Milwaukee, WI is by taking a train with an average price of $63 (€50).

This is compared to other travel options to Milwaukee, WI:

Taking a train is usually $151 (€121) less than taking a flight to Milwaukee, WI, which costs on average $213 (€171) for the same trip.

A train is generally $10 (€8) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $72 (€58) from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI.

What is the quickest way to get from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI?

The fastest way from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 3 min.

There are alternative travel options to Milwaukee, WI that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 8 min.

What is the distance between Detroit, MI and Milwaukee, WI?

Milwaukee, WI is approximately 250 miles (404 km) away from Detroit, MI.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI?

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

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Milwaukee, WI from Detroit, MI, where do I depart from Detroit, MI and where do I arrive in Milwaukee, WI?

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

    Who can get me from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI?

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

    • Travel with psa airlines for flights to Milwaukee, WI. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for psa airlines Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI tickets on Omio for $213 (€171).
    • Greyhound can take you to Milwaukee, WI by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Greyhound from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI for $72 (€58).
    • Amtrak can get you to Milwaukee, WI by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI for $63 (€50) on Omio.
    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI?
    Many of our customers traveling from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI don't make Milwaukee, WI their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Milwaukee, WI are Chicago, Mitchell, SD or New York City, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Milwaukee, WI to any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Milwaukee, WI from Detroit, MI online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket is costing on average $213 (€171) one way for this journey.
    • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $72 (€58) one way.
    • A train ticket for this trip is costing $63 (€50) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Detroit, MI to Milwaukee, WI tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.