There are 8 ways to get from Carbondale to Milwaukee by plane, taxi, bus, car or train

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

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Fly Marion to Milwaukee  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Marion (MWA) to Milwaukee (MKE) MWA - MKE

$124 - $485

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Carbondale to Chicago, Il 1158
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4716 / ...

$57 - $137

6 alternative options

Taxi to Cape Girardeau, fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carbondale to Cape Girardeau
  2. Fly from Cape Girardeau (CGI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CGI - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak

$242 - $598

Bus to St. Louis, fly to Milwaukee  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Milwaukee (MKE) STL - MKE

$154 - $315

Drive to Paducah, fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Carbondale to Paducah
  2. Fly from Paducah (PAH) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PAH - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak

$128 - $385

Train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Illini / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Hiawatha Service

$82 - $198

Train, bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak

$89 - $162

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Carbondale to Milwaukee 423.3 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Carbondale to Milwaukee is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carbondale to Milwaukee is to fly which costs $120 - $490 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carbondale to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Carbondale and arriving at Milwaukee, Wi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carbondale to Milwaukee station. However, there are services departing from Carbondale Amtrak and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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The distance between Carbondale and Milwaukee is 376 miles. The road distance is 423.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Carbondale to Milwaukee without a car is to train which takes 7 h 59 min and costs $80 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Carbondale to Milwaukee, including transfers.

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

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Carbondale to Milwaukee train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Carbondale Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Carbondale to Milwaukee is to fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs $120 - $490. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $200 and takes 7 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs $55 - $140 and takes 11 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Marion Airport to Milwaukee Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Carbondale to Milwaukee.
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  • Distance: 375.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Carbondale, IL, USA and Milwaukee, WI, USA?

Cape Air, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Carbondale to Milwaukee every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Carbondale to Milwaukee via Chicago Union Station in around 7 h 59 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Marion to Milwaukee via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Marion to Milwaukee via St. Louis, Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from St. Louis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cape Girardeau to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Cape Girardeau to Chicago O'Hare via Quincy
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from St. Louis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Paducah to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Marion to Milwaukee via St. Louis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Marion to Milwaukee via St. Louis, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Marion to Milwaukee via St. Louis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
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 Carbondale Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
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 Carbondale Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
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 Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Carbondale to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carbondale to Cape Girardeau
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Ace Taxi
Phone
+1 618-549-8294
Website
acetaxi.com

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