There are 6 ways to get from Milwaukee to Peoria by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport Airport Express to Chicago O'hare / ...
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Peoria Southbound

$51 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus via Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il 4923
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria Southbound

$46 - $74

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Peoria

$73 - $169

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Peoria 233.4 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Milwaukee  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Peoria (PIA) MKE - PIA

$146 - $731

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  3 h 51 min

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

$205 - $482

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Peoria is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Peoria is to bus and fly which costs $200 - $490 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Peoria. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak and arriving at Peoria via Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Peoria is 185 miles. The road distance is 233.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Peoria without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 55 min and costs $50 - $75.

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

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Milwaukee to Peoria bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Peoria is to bus which takes 5 h 55 min and costs $50 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $750 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milwaukee Airport to Peoria Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Milwaukee to Peoria bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, arrive at Peoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Peoria is 233 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Milwaukee to Peoria.

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

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Peoria.
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  • Distance: 184.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Peoria, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Milwaukee to Peoria via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport and Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Peoria hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Peoria via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Milwaukee to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Peoria via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Peoria via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Peoria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Coach USA
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Uptown Station to Peoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
peoriacharter.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.

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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 Cumberland Ave(E), Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
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