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There are 5 ways to get from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium by train, bus, subway, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station Hiawatha Service

$30 - $62

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Bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4737

$17 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  3 h 5 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 subway from O'Hare to Jackson-Blue Blue Line

$25 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium 94.1 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKE - ORD

$114 - $377

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at 1100 S Columbus via Washington & Canal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Shedd Aquarium is 83 miles. The road distance is 94.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium, including transfers.

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Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Milwaukee, Wi station.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $30 - $65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $40 and takes 2 h 22 min, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $380 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Milwaukee Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Chicago Amtrak, Il station.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 82.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium every 4 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
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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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
Bus operators
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 Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Milwaukee to Shedd Aquarium.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Milwaukee Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 685+ hotels available in Shedd Aquarium. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Milwaukee Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs $3.

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