There are 8 ways to get from Milwaukee to Ann Arbor by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Milwaukee  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Detroit (DTW) MKE - DTW

$189 - $443

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Ann Arbor, Mi 5530 / ...

$44 - $104

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Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 8 min

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

$138 - $354

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  5 h 27 min

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

$154 - $300

Bus to Madison, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison
  2. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Detroit (DTW) MSN - DTW

$152 - $745

Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Wolverine

$70 - $145

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport Airport Express to Chicago O'hare / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI 5509 / 5534 / ...

$48 - $103

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Ann Arbor 333.3 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Ann Arbor, Mi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee station to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station and arriving at Ann Arbor Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Ann Arbor is 219 miles. The road distance is 333.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Ann Arbor without a car is to train which takes 6 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Milwaukee to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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Milwaukee to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Milwaukee, Wi station.

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Milwaukee to Ann Arbor train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Milwaukee Intermodal Station.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Ann Arbor is to fly which takes 3 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 7 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Milwaukee Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Milwaukee to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Ann Arbor.
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  • Distance: 219.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

Delta flies from Milwaukee to Ann Arbor every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milwaukee to Ann Arbor via Chicago Union Station in around 6 h 34 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Madison to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Madison to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
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 Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Chicago Union Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Coach USA
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
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 Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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Ann Arbor is 1 h ahead of Milwaukee. It is currently 12:08 AM in Milwaukee and 1:08 AM in Ann Arbor.

Milwaukee to Ann Arbor train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Ann Arbor Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Ann Arbor is 333 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Milwaukee to Ann Arbor.

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Delta offers flights from Milwaukee Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Ann Arbor. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Milwaukee Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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