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from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago

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

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Sep 19
$28Amtrak
$24Greyhound
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Sep 20
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Sep 21
$28Amtrak
$8Flixbus
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Sep 23
$27Amtrak
$21Greyhound
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Sep 24
$28Amtrak
$8Flixbus
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Sep 25
$27Amtrak
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Sep 26
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Sep 27
$28Amtrak
$21Greyhound
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Sep 28
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Sep 29
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$23Greyhound
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Sep 30
$28Amtrak
$23Greyhound
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Oct 1
$27Amtrak
$22Greyhound
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Oct 2
$28Amtrak
$22Greyhound
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Oct 3
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$22Greyhound
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Oct 4
$27Amtrak
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Oct 5
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Oct 6
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$23Greyhound
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$28Amtrak
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Oct 8
$27Amtrak
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Oct 9
$27Amtrak
$21Greyhound

Travel Information to Chicago from Milwaukee, WI

distanceDistance82 miles (133 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€22) • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Take a bus or train to travel 82 miles (133 km) between Milwaukee, WI and Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Amtrak or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago.

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

You can travel from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago 2 different ways: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $16 (€13) compared to other travel options to Chicago:

A bus is generally $11 (€9) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $27 (€22) from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago.

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

The fastest way from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 19 min.

There are alternative travel options to Chicago that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 45 min.

How many miles from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago would I travel?

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

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

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

  • 6 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago?

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

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

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago:

    • You can travel by bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Milwaukee, WI to Chicago tickets for $16 (€13) on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $27 (€22) with Amtrak from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago.
    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago?
    Looking to extend your trip from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago? Many Omio customers who go from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you're looking to explore New York City, London or Paris from Chicago, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How far in advance should I book tickets from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago online to get the best deals?

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

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $16 (€13) one way for this journey.
    • A train ticket for this route is costing $27 (€22) one way on average.

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

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