Travel from San Antonio to Milwaukee

Bus
$127
1d 10h 44min
192 lb of CO2
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Train
$213
1d 1h 32min
284 lb of CO2
Flight
$384
7h 32min
677 lb of CO2

San Antonio to Milwaukee Flights

There are 1 airports — SAT — that make sense to fly out of from San Antonio and 1 airports — MKE — to access Milwaukee. The best deals are usually found by flying out of SAT.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Milwaukee from San Antonio, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$150
18h 47min
213 lb of CO2

Drive from San Antonio to Milwaukee

It's 1108 miles between San Antonio to Milwaukee. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 47min and 19h 44min from San Antonio to Milwaukee under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 40min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Milwaukee by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $149.

What is the best way to travel from San Antonio to Milwaukee?

Because Milwaukee is so far away from San Antonio, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Milwaukee do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from San Antonio to Milwaukee?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, train, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

San Antonio to Milwaukee WI - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from San Antonio to Milwaukee. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Milwaukee is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the San Antonio/Milwaukee buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from San Antonio is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between San Antonio TX and Milwaukee during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from San Antonio to Milwaukee? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Milwaukee traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Milwaukee is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from San Antonio to Milwaukee?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from San Antonio to Milwaukee is by bus. The bus costs $127 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 44 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from San Antonio to Milwaukee?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between San Antonio area and Milwaukee, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 2 hours 2 minutes. We recommend catching the train at SAS San Antonio Amtrak, which is about 1 miles from San Antonio. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from San Antonio to Milwaukee by car?

The total distance between San Antonio and Milwaukee is 1108 miles and will take you about 18 hours 47 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

San Antonio to Milwaukee Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $127
Fastest Way Flight — 7h 32min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 167 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 1,108 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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