There are 8 ways to get from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly from Milwaukee  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Charleston (CHS) MKE - CHS

$235 - $1,121

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  29 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston, SC

$115 - $186

6 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6 h 49 min

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

$164 - $509

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Charleston (CHS) MDW - CHS

$200 - $635

Bus Greyhound USA  •  27 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
  4. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC

$136 - $322

Train  •  30 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak

$200 - $545

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  35 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak

$220 - $585

Drive  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak 1000.2 miles

$95 - $150

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak via Chicago, Il, Atlanta, Ga, Savannah, Ga, Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC, N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave, and Rivers Ave / Morningside Dr in around 27 h 43 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Charleston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Charleston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
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
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 Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak?

The distance between Milwaukee and Charleston Amtrak is 1324 km. The road distance is 1600 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak?

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak?

The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 49 min and costs $160 - $550.

Is there a direct train between Milwaukee and Charleston Amtrak?

No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak and arriving at Charleston Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Washington Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Milwaukee and Charleston Amtrak?

No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Rivers Ave / Morningside Dr via Chicago, Il, Atlanta, Ga, Savannah, GA and N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 43 min.

How long does it take to get from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak?

It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Milwaukee to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.