There are 6 ways to get from Cleveland 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  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Milwaukee (MKE) CLE - MKE

$136 - $756

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il 1607
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4716 / ...

$53 - $127

4 alternative options

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  4 h 55 min

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

$134 - $518

Train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service

$86 - $209

Bus Barons Bus  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Chicago, IL Schedules 0021 and 0022
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...

$63 - $108

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Milwaukee 437 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Milwaukee is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Milwaukee is to fly which costs $130 - $800 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Milwaukee is 337 miles. The road distance is 437 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Cleveland to Milwaukee, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Milwaukee, Wi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cleveland to Milwaukee station. However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs $3.

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  • Distance: 336.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Milwaukee, WI, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Cleveland to Milwaukee every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cleveland to Milwaukee via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
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 - $210
Bus operators
Coach USA
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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

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