There are 9 ways to get from Milwaukee to Louisiana 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 New Orleans  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to New Orleans (MSY) MKE - MSY

$212 - $952

Cheapest option

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 1 min

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

$101 - $373

7 alternative options

Fly Milwaukee to Baton Rouge  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Baton Rouge (BTR) MKE - BTR

$233 - $1,028

Fly Milwaukee to Shreveport  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Shreveport (SHV) MKE - SHV

$239 - $987

Fly Milwaukee to Lafayette  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Lafayette (LFT) MKE - LFT

$212 - $965

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to New Orleans  •  5 h 35 min

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

$170 - $613

Train  •  22 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$148 - $419

Bus  •  28 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La

$130 - $334

Drive  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to New Orleans 1021.9 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Louisiana is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 16 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Louisiana is to bus and fly which costs $100 - $380 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Louisiana is 875 miles. The road distance is 1021.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Milwaukee to Louisiana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at New Orleans, La via Chicago, Il and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee station to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 11 min.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Milwaukee Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 875.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

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

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Kenner hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 22 h 11 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Baton Rouge via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to New Orleans via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Baton Rouge via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $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
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Coach USA
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 Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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