There are 7 ways to get from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 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 Los Angeles  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Los Angeles (LAX) MKE - LAX

$162 - $552

Cheapest option

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Los Angeles  •  7 h 10 min

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

$81 - $323

5 alternative options

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Los Angeles  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Los Angeles (LAX) MDW - LAX

$170 - $613

Fly Milwaukee to Long Beach  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Long Beach (LGB) MKE - LGB

$242 - $915

Train  •  46 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$306 - $920

Bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca 1351

$225 - $601

Drive  •  32 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 2110 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to bus and fly which costs $80 - $330 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to fly which costs $160 - $550 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal via Chicago, Il, 7th / Decatur, Broadway / 5th and Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 1764 miles. The road distance is 2110 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) without a car is to train which takes 46 h 30 min and costs $300 - $950.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX), including transfers.

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Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Milwaukee, Wi station.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to fly which takes 5 h 54 min and costs $160 - $550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $300 - $950 and takes 46 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs $220 - $600 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Milwaukee Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 25 min.

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Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).
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  • Distance: 1763.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) via Chicago Union Station, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, and Patsaouras Transit Plaza in around 46 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Omaha
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Long Beach via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Long Beach via Denver, Sacramento
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Long Beach via St. Louis, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Long Beach via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Long Beach via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Bus operators
Coach USA
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
47 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550

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