There are 3 ways to get from Milwaukee to Washington by bus or plane

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

Bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Cedar River Milwaukee

$30 - $40

2 alternative options

Fly Milwaukee to Escanaba  •  6 h 3 min

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

$132 - $715

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Traverse City, travel  •  6 h 25 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

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 3 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Escanaba via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Escanaba via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milwaukee and Washington is 273 km.

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

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

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