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There are 11 ways to get from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly Milwaukee to Minneapolis, shuttle  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Minneapolis (MSP) MKE - MSP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from MSP Terminal 2 to St. Cloud University

$133 - $380

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Bus Megabus  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to St Paul, MN 4712 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 5th St Transit Center & Platform A - Rear to Metro Bus Transit Center & #510 - 1st St S 887

$37 - $96

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Fly Milwaukee to Brainerd, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Brainerd (BRD) MKE - BRD
  2. Take the bus from Brainerd, MN to St. Cloud, MN

$183 - $805

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Minneapolis, shuttle  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minneapolis (MSP) ORD - MSP
  3. Take a shuttle bus from MSP Terminal 2 to St. Cloud University

$82 - $281

Bus to Appleton, fly to Minneapolis, shuttle  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Appleton, Wi
  2. Fly from Appleton (ATW) to Minneapolis (MSP) ATW - MSP
  3. Take a shuttle bus from MSP Terminal 2 to St. Cloud University

$217 - $1,010

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Minneapolis, shuttle  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Minneapolis (MSP) MDW - MSP
  3. Take a shuttle bus from MSP Terminal 2 to St. Cloud University

$111 - $381

Amtrak Thruway to Green Bay, fly to Minneapolis, shuttle  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Green Bay, WI
  2. Fly from Green Bay (GRB) to Minneapolis (MSP) GRB - MSP
  3. Take a shuttle bus from MSP Terminal 2 to St. Cloud University

$197 - $820

Bus to Madison, fly to Minneapolis, shuttle  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison - Langdon & N Park
  2. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Minneapolis (MSP) MSN - MSP
  3. Take a shuttle bus from MSP Terminal 2 to St. Cloud University

$145 - $421

Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to St. Cloud Amtrak Empire Builder

$60 - $170

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN 966 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to St. Cloud, MN 927 / ...

$91 - $125

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud 403.7 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud is to bus which costs $35 - $100 and takes 10 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud is to fly and shuttle which costs $130 - $380 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee and arriving at St. Cloud, MN via Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station station and arriving at St. Cloud Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Saint Cloud is 357 miles. The road distance is 403.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud without a car is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs $60 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud, including transfers.

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Milwaukee to Saint Cloud bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Milwaukee station.

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Milwaukee to Saint Cloud train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Milwaukee Intermodal Station.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs $60 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 10 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud.
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  • Distance: 357 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Saint Cloud, MN, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 8 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud via Minneapolis, MN in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Milwaukee to Brainerd via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Brainerd via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Appleton to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Green Bay to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Madison to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis via Mason City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
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
+1 215-856-7924
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 Milwaukee Intermodal Station to St. Cloud Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
Groome Transport
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from MSP Terminal 2 to St. Cloud University
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Brainerd, MN to St. Cloud, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to St. Cloud, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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.

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 Appleton, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to St Paul, Mn
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Appleton
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison - Langdon & N Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to St Paul, MN
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Metro Transit
Phone
+1 612-373-3333
Website
metrotransit.org
Bus from 5th St Transit Center & Platform A - Rear to Metro Bus Transit Center & #510 - 1st St S
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrotransit.org

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The quickest flight from Milwaukee Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Milwaukee to Saint Cloud bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at St. Cloud, MN station.

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Milwaukee to Saint Cloud train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Cloud Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Saint Cloud is 404 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to drive from Milwaukee to Saint Cloud.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Milwaukee Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Saint Cloud. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Milwaukee Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs $3.

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