There are 7 ways to get from Buffalo to Milwaukee by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Milwaukee  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Milwaukee (MKE) BUF - MKE

$131 - $669

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Bus  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi

$74 - $186

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  5 h 6 min

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

$149 - $421

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$168 - $480

Train  •  14 h 13 min

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

$122 - $329

Train, bus  •  19 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak

$100 - $248

Drive  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Milwaukee 627.9 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Milwaukee is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Milwaukee is to fly which costs $130 - $700 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Milwaukee, Wi via Cleveland, Oh and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Milwaukee station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 13 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Milwaukee is 459 miles. The road distance is 627.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Milwaukee without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 53 min and costs $70 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Buffalo to Milwaukee, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Milwaukee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Buffalo, Ny station.

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Buffalo to Milwaukee train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Milwaukee is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs $130 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 13 h 53 min, you could also train, which costs $120 - $330 and takes 14 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Milwaukee.
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  • Distance: 459 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Milwaukee, WI, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Buffalo to Milwaukee hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Cleveland, Oh and Chicago, Il in around 13 h 53 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $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 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
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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 Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Milwaukee Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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

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Milwaukee is 1 h behind Buffalo. It is currently 1:14 PM in Buffalo and 12:14 PM in Milwaukee.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Milwaukee is 628 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 30 min to drive from Buffalo to Milwaukee.

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

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Book your Buffalo to Milwaukee bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Milwaukee. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $8 - $17.

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