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There are 8 ways to get from Buffalo 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 Buffalo to Milwaukee  •  5h 50m

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

$125 - $655

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15h 10m

  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

6 alternative options

Fly Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  5h 29m

  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

$143 - $407

Bus to Toronto, fly to Milwaukee  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Milwaukee (MKE) YYZ - MKE

$161 - $488

Fly Buffalo to Chicago Midway, train  •  6h 19m

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

$162 - $466

Train  •  14h 13m

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

$122 - $311

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  18h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Ny / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak

$82 - $196

Drive  •  10h 30m

  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 10h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Milwaukee is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $410 and takes 5h 29m.

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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 15h 10m.

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

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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 train which takes 14h 13m and costs $120 - $320.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m 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.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Milwaukee is to fly which takes 5h 50m and costs $120 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $320 and takes 14h 13m, you could also bus, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 15h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Milwaukee.
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  • Distance: 459 miles
  • Duration: 5h 50m

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

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Buffalo to Milwaukee hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station in around 14h 13m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Milwaukee via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
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 Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal 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 Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
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
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
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 Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Milwaukee Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 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 1h behind Buffalo. It is currently 11:30 AM in Buffalo and 10:30 AM 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 10h 30m to drive from Buffalo to Milwaukee.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta 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 126+ hotels available in Milwaukee. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17m and costs $2.

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