Directions from Milwaukee to Columbus

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Recommended option

Fly from Milwaukee  •  2 h 51 min

  1. MKE - CMH

$59 - $450

Cheapest option

Train, bus Hoosier Ride  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Hiawatha Service
  2. 0351 / ...

$55 - $135

5 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. ORD - CMH

$133 - $308

Train, bus via Toledo Amtrak  •  9 h 55 min

$90 - $195

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 57 min

$64 - $154

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  13 h 2 min

$95 - $158

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. 447.1 miles

$40 - $65

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Columbus, OH, USA?

OneJet flies from Milwaukee to Columbus once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Columbus via Chicago, Il and Toledo, Oh in around 10 h 57 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $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 Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 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
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
Bus from Chicago O'Hare T5 to South Bend, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Hoosier Ride
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from South Bend, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milwaukee and Columbus is 533 km. The road distance is 715 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Columbus is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Columbus is to fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $55 - $450.

No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Columbus, Oh via Chicago, Il and Toledo, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Milwaukee to Columbus, including transfers.