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

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

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 2 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 Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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 27 min

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

$146 - $731

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  3 h 57 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

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 American 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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Peoria via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Peoria via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Peoria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 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 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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
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
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Burlington Trailways

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milwaukee and Peoria is 296 km. The road distance is 373 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Peoria is to bus and fly which takes 3 h 57 min and costs $200 - $490.

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.

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