There are 8 ways to get from Milwaukee to Omaha by plane, bus, train, shuttle 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 Omaha  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Omaha (OMA) MKE - OMA

$174 - $904

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4737
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...

$77 - $137

6 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Omaha  •  5 h 30 min

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

$153 - $335

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Omaha  •  6 h 1 min

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

$172 - $415

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Lincoln, shuttle  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lincoln (LNK) ORD - LNK
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha

$320 - $416

Train  •  11 h 24 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 Omaha Amtrak California Zephyr

$103 - $269

Bus via Davenport, IA  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Davenport, Ia
  3. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Omaha, NE

$88 - $164

Drive  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Omaha 511.1 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Omaha is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Omaha is to bus and fly which takes 5 h 30 min and costs $150 - $340.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Omaha is 691 km. The road distance is 818 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Milwaukee to Omaha, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Omaha, NE via Clinton & Madison and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak and arriving at Omaha Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Omaha, NE, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Omaha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milwaukee to Omaha via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 11 h 24 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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 2 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 Omaha Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Coach USA
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Lincoln, NE to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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 Davenport, Ia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Davenport, IA to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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