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There are 6 ways to get from Milwaukee to Seattle by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Milwaukee  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Seattle (SEA) MKE - SEA

$144 - $556

5 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Seattle (SEA) ORD - SEA

$163 - $367

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Seattle (SEA) MDW - SEA

$222 - $427

Train  •  44h 33m

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Seattle King Street Station Empire Builder

$260 - $800

Bus  •  45h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to St Paul, MN
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT 933
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa

$295 - $522

Drive  •  31h 11m

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Seattle 2041.7 miles

$200 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Seattle is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 6h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Seattle is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 6h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, WI and arriving at Seattle, Wa via Union Depot & Gate A1, Minneapolis, MN and Missoula, Mt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station station and arriving at Seattle King Street Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44h 33m.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Seattle is 1697 miles. The road distance is 2041.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Seattle without a car is to train which takes 44h 33m and costs $260 - $800.

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It takes approximately 6h 52m to get from Milwaukee to Seattle, including transfers.

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Milwaukee to Seattle bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Milwaukee, WI station.

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Milwaukee to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Milwaukee Intermodal Station.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Seattle is to fly which takes 6h 52m and costs $140 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $260 - $800 and takes 44h 33m, you could also bus, which costs $290 - $550 and takes 45h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 1697.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 52m

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and four other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Milwaukee to Seattle twice daily. Tickets cost $260 - $800 and the journey takes 44h 33m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
44h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$460 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$950 - $1,400
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to St Paul, Mn
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Milwaukee Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 50m.

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Milwaukee to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Seattle, Wa station.

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Seattle is 2h behind Milwaukee. It is currently 1:49 PM in Milwaukee and 11:49 AM in Seattle.

Milwaukee to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Seattle is 2042 miles. It takes approximately 31h 11m to drive from Milwaukee to Seattle.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Milwaukee Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 666+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Milwaukee Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs $3.

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