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

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

Fly Milwaukee to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MKE - DCA

$114 - $556

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc 1632 / ...

$90 - $224

4 alternative options

Fly Milwaukee to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Baltimore (BWI) MKE - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$167 - $517

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h

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

$118 - $397

Train  •  19 h 54 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 Washington Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited

$128 - $369

Drive  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Washington 792.3 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Washington is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Washington is to fly which costs $110 - $600 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Washington is 638 miles. The road distance is 792.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Milwaukee to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milwaukee to Washington. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Washington, Dc via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milwaukee station to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milwaukee to Washington via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 19 h 54 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Milwaukee to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
$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 Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Bus operators
Coach USA
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 Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
18 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190

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