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

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Train  •  4 h 35 min

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

$55 - $105

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi 5508 / ...

$35 - $84

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  6 h 28 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 Kalamazoo, MI 5509 / 5534 / ...

$41 - $83

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo 238.5 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Milwaukee to Kalamazoo  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Kalamazoo (AZO) MKE - AZO

$184 - $1,004

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Kalamazoo  •  4 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 Kalamazoo (AZO) ORD - AZO

$193 - $505

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to South Bend, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) ORD - SBN
  3. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Kalamazoo, MI

$333 - $662

Fly Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKE - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak

$144 - $457

Questions & Answers

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Kalamazoo, Mi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee station to Kalamazoo. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station and arriving at Kalamazoo Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Kalamazoo is 129 miles. The road distance is 238.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo without a car is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $55 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 5 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs $180 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo.
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  • Distance: 129.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo via Chicago Union Station in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo via Chicago, Il in around 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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 Kalamazoo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Coach USA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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There is no direct flight from Milwaukee Airport to Kalamazoo Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 39 min and has one stopover.

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

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Kalamazoo is 1 h ahead of Milwaukee. It is currently 9:41 AM in Milwaukee and 10:41 AM in Kalamazoo.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Kalamazoo is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Milwaukee to Kalamazoo.

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

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Book your Milwaukee to Kalamazoo bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Kalamazoo. 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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