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There are 9 ways to get from Milwaukee to Birmingham by plane, bus, train, car or night bus

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 Milwaukee to Birmingham  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Birmingham (BHM) MKE - BHM

$204 - $954

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Train, night bus  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak Station
  3. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al

$101 - $195

7 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 44 min

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

$193 - $365

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Birmingham  •  6 h 6 min

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

$209 - $461

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Huntsville, drive  •  6 h 1 min

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

$230 - $436

Fly Milwaukee to Atlanta, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Atlanta (ATL) MKE - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al

$125 - $205

Train, bus  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Birmingham, Al 1163

$107 - $238

Train  •  30 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility

$200 - $545

Drive  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Birmingham 755.5 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Birmingham is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Birmingham is to bus and fly which costs $190 - $370 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee station to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station and arriving at Birmingham Intermodal Facility via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 26 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Birmingham is 664 miles. The road distance is 755.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Birmingham without a car is to train and bus which takes 23 h 9 min and costs $100 - $240.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Milwaukee to Birmingham, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Birmingham is to fly which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $200 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 30 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milwaukee Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Milwaukee to Birmingham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Birmingham Intermodal Facility station.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 664.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal in around 30 h 26 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
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
+1 215-856-7924
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
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 Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Chicago, Il to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Birmingham is 755 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 22 min to drive from Milwaukee to Birmingham.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Milwaukee Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $64 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 $3.

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