There are 7 ways to get from Milwaukee to Minneapolis 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 from Milwaukee  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Minneapolis (MSP) MKE - MSP

$114 - $348

Cheapest option

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN 916 / ...

$29 - $110

5 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  4 h 39 min

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

$63 - $236

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to St Paul, Mn 4916

$38 - $90

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder

$58 - $146

Bus Badger Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Brookfield, WI - Goerkes Corners to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison College Connection / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota College Connection

$76 - $114

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Minneapolis 338.6 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Minneapolis, MN, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Milwaukee to Minneapolis every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis via Mason City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to St Paul, Mn
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Brookfield, WI - Goerkes Corners to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milwaukee and Minneapolis is 480 km. The road distance is 542 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $110 - $350.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Milwaukee and arriving at Minneapolis, MN. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, including transfers.