There are 7 ways to get from Milwaukee to Nashville by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly from Milwaukee  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Nashville (BNA) MKE - BNA

$170 - $860

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Bus Megabus  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Nashville, TN

$55 - $94

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Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 13 min

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

$159 - $481

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Nashville (BNA) MDW - BNA

$185 - $637

Bus  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Nashville, Tn 1115 / ...

$60 - $154

Train, night bus  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn

$77 - $135

Drive  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Nashville 563.1 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Nashville is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Nashville is to fly which costs $170 - $900 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Nashville, Tn via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 22 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Nashville is 481 miles. The road distance is 563.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Nashville without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 22 min and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Milwaukee to Nashville, including transfers.

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Milwaukee to Nashville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Milwaukee, Wi station.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Nashville is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $170 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 11 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Milwaukee Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Milwaukee to Nashville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Nashville, Tn station.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 481.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Nashville every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Nashville via Chicago, Il in around 11 h 22 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nashville via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $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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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
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
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 Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Nashville is 563 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to drive from Milwaukee to Nashville.

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

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Book your Milwaukee to Nashville bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Nashville. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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

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