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There are 7 ways to get from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Milwaukee  •  6h 19m

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

$162 - $552

Cheapest option

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  7h 20m

  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  •  8h 5m

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

$167 - $579

Bus to Madison, fly  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St
  2. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Los Angeles (LAX) MSN - LAX

$164 - $683

Train  •  46h 30m

  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 Southwest Chief

$303 - $886

Bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4909 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca 1351

$225 - $601

Drive  •  32h 43m

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

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to bus and fly which costs $80 - $330 and takes 7h 20m.

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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 6h 19m.

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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, Main & 7th and Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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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 46h 30m and costs $300 - $900.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m 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 6h 19m and costs $160 - $550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $300 - $900 and takes 46h 30m, you could also bus, which costs $220 - $600 and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest flight from Milwaukee Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 50m.

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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: 6h 19m

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

Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three 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, and Patsaouras Transit Plaza in around 46h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Madison to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Madison to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via Eagle
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Madison to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Madison to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Madison to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Madison to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
43h 10m
Frequency
Once 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
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Amtrak Thruway

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
Bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
amtrak.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
47h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 2h behind Milwaukee. It is currently 8:17 AM in Milwaukee and 6:17 AM in Los Angeles Airport (LAX).

Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 2110 miles. It takes approximately 32h 43m to drive from Milwaukee to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Milwaukee Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 2370+ hotels available in Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Milwaukee Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs $3.

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