There are 5 ways to get from Milwaukee to Washington by bus or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Cedar River Milwaukee

$30 - $40

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Fly Milwaukee to Escanaba  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Escanaba (ESC) MKE - ESC

$132 - $702

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Traverse City, travel  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Traverse City (TVC) ORD - TVC
  3. Travel from Traverse City to Washington

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Green Bay, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Green Bay (GRB) ORD - GRB
  3. Take the bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Cedar River

$182 - $357

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Marquette, bus, travel  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Marquette (MQT) ORD - MQT
  3. Take the bus from Gwinn to Escanaba
  4. Travel from Escanaba to Washington

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Washington is to bus which costs $30 - $40 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Washington is to bus which costs $30 - $40 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Washington is 171 miles.

The best way to get from Milwaukee to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Milwaukee to Washington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Washington is to bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs $30 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $130 - $700 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milwaukee Airport to Escanaba Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 39 min and has one stopover.

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Delta offers flights from Milwaukee Airport to Escanaba Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Milwaukee Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Washington.
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  • Distance: 170.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

Indian Trails operates a bus from Milwaukee to Washington once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Milwaukee to Washington twice daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Marquette
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Escanaba via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Cedar River
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Cedar River
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Gwinn to Escanaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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