Travel from Detroit to Milwaukee

Train, bus or fly from Detroit to Milwaukee?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Detroit to Milwaukee every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to Milwaukee via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 7 h 28 min.

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How to get from Detroit to Milwaukee

ModeDurationPrice
From Michigan & Cass line 261 bus to Detroit airport, fly to Milwaukee airport, then bus to Milwaukee.3 h 36 min$215
From Michigan & Cass line 261 bus to Detroit airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then bus to Milwaukee.5 h 48 min$207
From Detroit Amtrak train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak then train to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak.7 h 28 min$132
From Downtown Detroit Megabus to Chicago, walk to Chicago, IL, then bus to Milwaukee, WI.7 h 41 min$45
From Windsor, ON bus to Clinton-Blue, subway to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, then bus to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak.9 h 17 min$90
From Detroit drive to Milwaukee.6 h 14 min$44

How long does it take to get from Detroit to Milwaukee?

It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Detroit to Milwaukee, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Detroit and Milwaukee?

No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Detroit Amtrak and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between Detroit and Milwaukee?

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Downtown Detroit and arriving at Milwaukee, WI via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

Operators from Detroit to Milwaukee

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Southeast Michigan SMART+1 866-962-5515Southeast Michigan SMART
DeltaDelta
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Milwaukee County TransitMilwaukee County Transit
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Coach USA201-225-7500Coach USA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Greyhound Canada+1 1-800-661-8747Greyhound Canada
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)