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There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Milwaukee by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Milwaukee  •  4 h 32 min

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

$135 - $319

Cheapest option

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6 h 9 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  •  24 h 29 min

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

$164 - $449

Bus  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi

$117 - $284

Drive  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Milwaukee 1088.5 miles

$100 - $160

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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 costs $130 - $320 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Milwaukee, Wi via New York, Ny and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Milwaukee station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 29 min.

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The distance between Boston and Milwaukee is 860 miles. The road distance is 1088.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Milwaukee without a car is to train which takes 24 h 29 min and costs $160 - $450.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Boston to Milwaukee, including transfers.

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Boston to Milwaukee bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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Boston to Milwaukee train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Milwaukee is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $130 - $320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $450 and takes 24 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 26 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Milwaukee.
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  • Distance: 860.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Boston to Milwaukee hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Milwaukee via Chicago Union Station in around 24 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Boston to Milwaukee via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
22 h
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 to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
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
Bus operators
Coach USA
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
Website
peterpanbus.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 New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Milwaukee Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Boston to Milwaukee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Milwaukee, Wi station.

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Milwaukee is 1 h behind Boston. It is currently 3:33 AM in Boston and 2:33 AM in Milwaukee.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Milwaukee is 1088 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 1 min to drive from Boston to Milwaukee.

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Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Milwaukee Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Milwaukee. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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