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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Milwaukee  •  6 h 28 min

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

$144 - $556

5 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  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  •  8 h 21 min

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

$219 - $393

Bus  •  44 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Minneapolis, Mn
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT 933
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa

$299 - $522

Train  •  44 h 33 min

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

$260 - $800

Drive  •  31 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Seattle 2041.7 miles

$200 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Seattle is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Seattle is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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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 Hennepin Ave & Maple St, Minneapolis, MN and Missoula, Mt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 28 min.

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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 44 h 33 min.

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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 bus which takes 44 h 28 min and costs $290 - $550.

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Milwaukee to Seattle, including transfers.

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Milwaukee to Seattle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Milwaukee, Wi station.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 1697.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 28 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and three other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Seattle via Minneapolis, Mn, Hennepin Ave & Maple St, Hennepin Ave & 9th St S, Minneapolis, MN, Missoula, MT, and Missoula, Mt in around 44 h 28 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
44 h 33 min
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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