There are 10 ways to get from Milwaukee to Kentucky 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 Milwaukee to Covington  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Covington (CVG) MKE - CVG

$134 - $754

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Louisville, Ky 1123

$45 - $114

8 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Covington  •  4 h 58 min

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

$78 - $355

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Louisville  •  5 h 12 min

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

$122 - $266

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Covington  •  5 h 26 min

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

$169 - $731

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Lexington  •  6 h 25 min

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

$193 - $635

Train, bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY

$56 - $68

Train, bus via Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis  •  11 h 22 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 Indianapolis Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$77 - $148

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  11 h 39 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 Louisville, KY Chicago

$83 - $128

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Louisville 388.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Kentucky is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Kentucky is to fly which costs $130 - $800 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Kentucky is 407 miles. The road distance is 388.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Milwaukee to Kentucky, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Kentucky. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Louisville, Ky via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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There are five+ hotels available in Kentucky. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Kentucky.
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  • Distance: 406.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Kentucky, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Milwaukee to Covington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Louisville via Chicago, Il in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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 Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Coach USA
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Greyhound USA
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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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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