Detroit to Milwaukee

Cheapest

Carpool

Cheapest $26

Quickest

Flight

Quickest 4h 9min

Most Convenient

Bus

Most Convenient

There are 1 bus company, 1 train company operating 3 routes - Wolverine, Hiawatha Service, Empire Builder, 2 airlines from Detroit to Milwaukee. The cheapest bus costs $38 and is 10h 15min. The cheapest train costs $73 and is 7h 0min. The cheapest flight costs $197 and is 10h 48min.

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

There are 4 ways to travel from Detroit to Milwaukee. 4 buses, 2 trains, 4 flights and 1 by car are possible between the two areas. The by car from Detroit to Milwaukee is the cheapest. The flight operated by United running from FNT to MKE is the fastest. The bus operated by Greyhound running from Detroit to Milwaukee 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 Detroit and Milwaukee?

There is only one bus company, Greyhound, with routes running from Detroit to Milwaukee. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Detroit to Milwaukee. But, because the flight only takes 4h 9min and costs $111, we recommend the flight. Although, the prices for flights vary drastically more so than buses or trains, so as you get closer to your date of travel, the likelihood of finding a cheap flight gets smaller.

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Bus from Detroit to Milwaukee from $40 with Greyhound

Bus
Detroit to Milwaukee
$40
8h 15min
Detroit
8h 15min · Bus
Milwaukee

Train from DET Detroit to MKE Milwaukee from $76 with Amtrak

Train
DET to MKE
$76
7h 18min
  • Amtrak $75
    Train · 1 stops 7h 10min
    DET
    5h 27min · Train Wolverine
    CHI
    1h 43min · Train Hiawatha Service
    MKA
  • Amtrak $76
    Train · 1 stops 7h 18min
    DET
    5h 27min · Train Wolverine
    CHI
    1h 51min · Train Empire Builder
    MKE

Flight from YQG Windsor to MKE Milwaukee from $241 with Air Canada

Flight
YQG to MKE
$241
4h 13min
YQG
4h 13min · Flight
MKE

Train from DER Dearborn to MKE Milwaukee from $75 with Amtrak

Train
DER to MKE
$75
7h 9min
  • Amtrak $73
    Train · 1 stops 7h 0min
    DER
    5h 17min · Train Wolverine
    CHI
    1h 43min · Train Hiawatha Service
    MKA
  • Amtrak $75
    Train · 1 stops 7h 9min
    DER
    5h 17min · Train Wolverine
    CHI
    1h 51min · Train Empire Builder
    MKE

Bus from Southfield to Milwaukee from $42 with Greyhound

Bus
Southfield to Milwaukee
$42
12h 0min
Southfield
12h 0min · Bus
Milwaukee

Flight from DTW Detroit to MKE Milwaukee from $300 with United

Flight
DTW to MKE
$300
6h 39min
DTW
6h 39min · Flight
MKE

Bus from Ann Arbor to Milwaukee from $38 with Greyhound

Bus
Ann Arbor to Milwaukee
$38
10h 15min
Ann Arbor
10h 15min · Bus
Milwaukee
Flight
FNT to MKE
$111
4h 9min
FNT
10h 48min · Flight
MKE
Bus
Toledo to Milwaukee
$45
8h 24min
Toledo
8h 24min · Bus
Milwaukee
Flight
YZR to MKE
$318
13h 58min
YZR
13h 58min · Flight
MKE
Drive
Detroit to Milwaukee
$26
6h 17min
Detroit
6h 17min · Drive
Milwaukee