There are 5 ways to get from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Evanston by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Evanston Up-N

$29 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA, line 290 bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il 4923
  2. Take the line 290 bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Howard CTA Station 290

$18 - $52

3 alternative options

Bus Coach USA, line 290 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the line 290 bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Howard CTA Station 290

$24 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Evanston 73.8 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take a town car from Milwaukee Airport to Evanston 73.8 miles

$210 - $270

What companies run services between Milwaukee Airport (MKE), USA and Evanston, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Evanston via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Chicago OTC in around 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Evanston via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, O'Hare, Cumberland, and Cumberland CTA Station in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Evanston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Howard CTA Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Milwaukee Airport to Evanston
Estimated price
$210 - $270

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milwaukee Airport (MKE) and Evanston is 102 km. The road distance is 118 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Evanston is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Evanston is to drive which takes 1 h 19 min and costs $7 - $11.

No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Evanston. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Amtrak and arriving at Evanston via Chicago OTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Evanston. However, there are services departing from Airport Baggage Claim #7162 and arriving at Howard CTA Station via Milwaukee, Wi and Cumberland CTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Evanston, including transfers.