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

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Train  •  4 h 59 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 Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Illini / ...

$56 - $101

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...

$35 - $80

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Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company  •  7 h 1 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, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign, IL - ISR Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH

$51 - $68

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Urbana 229.6 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Milwaukee  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Champaign (CMI) MKE - CMI

$166 - $831

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  3 h 49 min

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

$155 - $492

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Urbana is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Urbana is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $500 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Urbana. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Lincoln Square Garage East via Chicago, Il and Illinois Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Urbana is 204 miles. The road distance is 229.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Urbana without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Milwaukee to Urbana, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Urbana is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $55 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $80 and takes 5 h 3 min, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $850 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milwaukee Airport to Champaign Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 52 min and has one stopover.

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Milwaukee to Urbana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Champaign, Il station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Urbana is 230 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Milwaukee to Urbana.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Milwaukee Airport to Champaign Airport.

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  • Distance: 204.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Milwaukee to Urbana via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Champaign-Urbana Amtrak, and Illinois Terminal in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Urbana via Chicago, Il, Champaign, Il, and Illinois Terminal in around 5 h 3 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Champaign via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Greyhound USA
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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, 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 Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Coach USA
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign, IL - ISR
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Schedules at
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