Bus
Chicago to Milwaukee

$7
, 2h 20min

Bus
Chicago to Milwaukee

From Chicago
To Milwaukee
7h 20min

Greyhound
Schedules, tickets, and information

Bus

Direct
7h 20min

Chicago
Greyhound · 7h 20min
Milwaukee

Greyhound

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Train
CHI to MKE

$35
, 1h 51min

Train
CHI to MKE

From CHI
To MKA
$33
1h 43min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Train

Direct
$33

1h 43min
CHI · Chicago
Hiawatha Service · 1h 43min
MKA · Milwaukee
From CHI
To MKE
$35
1h 51min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Train

Direct
$35

1h 51min
CHI · Chicago
Hiawatha Service, Empire Builder · 1h 51min
MKE · Milwaukee

Flight
MDW to MKE

$221
, 4h 52min

Flight tickets from MDW to MKE

Flight
ORD to MKE

$111
, 51min

Flight
ORD to MKE

From ORD
To MKE
16h 14min

United
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
16h 14min

ORD
United · 16h 14min
MKE
From ORD
To MKE
10h 9min

Alaska Airlines
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
10h 9min

ORD
Alaska Airlines · 10h 9min
MKE

Alaska Airlines

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Bus
Burns Harbor to Milwaukee

$32
, 4h 15min

Bus tickets from Burns Harbor to Milwaukee

Train
GLN to MKE

$32
, 1h 31min

Train
GLN to MKE

From GLN
To MKE
$32
1h 31min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Train

Direct
$32

1h 31min
GLN · Glenview
Empire Builder, Hiawatha Service · 1h 31min
MKE · Milwaukee

Train
HMW to MKE

$38
, 2h 21min

Train
HMW to MKE

From HMW
To MKE
$38
2h 21min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Train

1 stop
$38

2h 21min
HMW · Homewood
City Of New Orleans · 30min
CHI · Chicago
Empire Builder · 1h 51min
MKE · Milwaukee

Drive
Chicago to Milwaukee

$9
, 2h 4min

Drive
Chicago to Milwaukee

From Chicago
To Milwaukee
$8
2h 4min


Schedules, tickets, and information

Drive

Direct
$8

2h 4min
Chicago
2h 4min
Milwaukee

What is the best way to travel from Chicago to Milwaukee?

There are 4 ways to travel from Chicago to Milwaukee. 2 buses, 3 trains, 2 flights and 1 driving option are possible between the two areas. The bus from Chicago to Milwaukee is the cheapest. The flight from ORD to MKE is the fastest. The train operated by Amtrak running from CHI to MKE is the most convenient.

It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!

Do you recommend the bus or the train between Chicago and Milwaukee?

There is only one bus company, Greyhound, with routes running from Chicago to Milwaukee. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Chicago to Milwaukee. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.

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Chicago airports, bus, and train stations

CHI Chicago Union Station Chicago
ORD Chicago Ohare Intl Chicago
GLN Glenview Amtrak Glenview
HMW Homewood Amtrak Homewood

Milwaukee airports, bus, and train stations

MKA Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Amtrak Milwaukee
MKE Milwaukee Intermodal Station Milwaukee
MKE General Mitchell Intl Milwaukee

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