There are 7 ways to get from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  9 h 45 min

$69 - $127

Cheapest option

Bus via Naperville Rt59  •  10 h 35 min

$66 - $117

5 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 17 min

  1. 966

$80 - $110

Bus #2  •  11 h 4 min

  1. 1486

$75 - $113

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. 242.6 miles

$23 - $35

Fly from Milwaukee  •  5 h 58 min

  1. MKE - CID

$164 - $917

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 15 min

  1. ORD - CID

$143 - $735

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Cedar Rapids, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids via Madison, Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin, Dubuque, IA, Cedar Rapids, and Cedar Rapids Airport in around 10 h 17 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Naperville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Naperville Amtrak to Cedar Rapids, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Dubuque, IA to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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
Schedules 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
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Naperville Rt59
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milwaukee and Cedar Rapids is 327 km. The road distance is 388 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids is to drive which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $23 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee and arriving at Gtc via Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin, Dubuque, IA and Cedar Rapids Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Milwaukee to Cedar Rapids, including transfers.