There are 8 ways to get from Milwaukee to New York by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Milwaukee to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MKE - LGA

$107 - $502

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Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5 h 47 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 York La Guardia (LGA) ORD - LGA

$86 - $403

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Fly Milwaukee to Newark  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Newark (EWR) MKE - EWR

$128 - $362

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to New York La Guardia  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MDW - LGA

$130 - $553

Bus D&J Bus  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York Djb149 / ...

$103 - $123

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny 1604

$98 - $237

Train  •  22 h 22 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 York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$148 - $429

Drive  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to New York 885.9 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to New York is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to New York is to fly which costs $100 - $500 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to New York. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, WI and arriving at New York via Clark & Harrison and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 19 min.

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

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The distance between Milwaukee and New York is 736 miles. The road distance is 885.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to New York without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 19 min and costs $100 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Milwaukee to New York, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to New York is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $100 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $130 and takes 17 h 19 min, you could also train, which costs $140 - $430 and takes 22 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to New York.
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  • Distance: 736.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Milwaukee to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to New York via Chicago, Clark & Harrison, Clark & Cermak, and Chicago, IL in around 17 h 19 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
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 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
$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 York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
Coach USA
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.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
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200

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The quickest flight from Milwaukee Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Milwaukee to New York bus services, operated by D&J Bus, arrive at New York station.

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New York is 1 h ahead of Milwaukee. It is currently 9:36 AM in Milwaukee and 10:36 AM in New York.

Milwaukee to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to New York is 886 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 40 min to drive from Milwaukee to New York.

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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Milwaukee Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1795+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $115 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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