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There are 9 ways to get from Milwaukee to Louisiana by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Milwaukee to New Orleans  •  5 h 28 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 5 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 6 min

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

$233 - $1,028

Fly Milwaukee to Lafayette  •  6 h 12 min

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

$212 - $965

Fly Milwaukee to Shreveport  •  6 h 32 min

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

$239 - $987

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

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

$148 - $419

Bus  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans

$111 - $165

Drive  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to New Orleans 1021.9 miles

$100 - $150

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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 5 min.

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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 via Chicago and Marta Civic Center Station - Nb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 20 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 and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 11 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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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Louisiana without a car is to train which takes 22 h 11 min and costs $140 - $420.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Milwaukee to Louisiana, including transfers.

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Milwaukee to Louisiana bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Milwaukee, WI station.

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

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Louisiana is to fly which takes 5 h 28 min and costs $210 - $950. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $420 and takes 22 h 11 min, you could also bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 26 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 875.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

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

Southwest Airlines, American 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 in around 22 h 11 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to New Orleans via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Milwaukee to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Saturday 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
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Shreveport via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 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 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
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
$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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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There is no direct flight from Milwaukee Airport to New Orleans Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Milwaukee to Louisiana bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New Orleans station.

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Milwaukee to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Louisiana is 1022 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 40 min to drive from Milwaukee to Louisiana.

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

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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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