There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Milwaukee 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 to Milwaukee  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Milwaukee (MKE) BOS - MKE

$135 - $319

Cheapest option

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6 h 27 min

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

$98 - $301

3 alternative options

Train  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service

$164 - $449

Bus  •  25 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi

$116 - $306

Drive  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Milwaukee 1088.5 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Milwaukee is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 18 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Milwaukee is to fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs $130 - $320.

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The distance between Boston and Milwaukee is 1376 km. The road distance is 1742 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Boston to Milwaukee, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Milwaukee, Wi via New York, Ny and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Milwaukee, WI, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Boston to Milwaukee hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Milwaukee via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 23 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to Milwaukee via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Boston to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Coach USA
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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