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There are 9 ways to get from New York to Milwaukee by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Milwaukee  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Milwaukee (MKE) LGA - MKE

$108 - $283

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Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LGA - ORD
  2. Take the bus from O'Hare Term 1,2,3 to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak

$50 - $166

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Fly Newark to Milwaukee  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Milwaukee (MKE) EWR - MKE

$94 - $224

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Milwaukee  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Milwaukee (MKE) PHL - MKE

$88 - $561

Fly Newark to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) EWR - ORD
  2. Take the bus from O'Hare Term 1,2,3 to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak

$56 - $167

Bus  •  17h 41m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI Chicago

$103 - $137

Bus via Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)  •  18h 38m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago Nyc
  2. Take the bus from O'Hare Term 1,2,3 to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak Airport Express from Chicago O'hare

$61 - $116

Train  •  21h 39m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Hiawatha Service

$125 - $176

Drive  •  14h 42m

  1. Drive from New York to Milwaukee 886.6 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Milwaukee is to fly and bus which costs $50 - $170 and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Milwaukee is to fly which costs $100 - $290 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Milwaukee, WI via Archer & Red Line Station and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Milwaukee via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 39m.

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The distance between New York and Milwaukee is 736 miles. The road distance is 886.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Milwaukee without a car is to bus which takes 17h 41m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from New York to Milwaukee, including transfers.

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New York to Milwaukee bus services, operated by D&W Bus, depart from New York station.

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New York to Milwaukee train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to Milwaukee is to fly which takes 4h 42m and costs $100 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $140 and takes 17h 41m, you could also train, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 21h 39m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Milwaukee.
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  • Distance: 736.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Milwaukee, WI, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York to Milwaukee hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Milwaukee via Chicago, IL, Archer & Red Line Station, Clark & Harrison, and Chicago in around 17h 41m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Wisconsin Coach Lines
Phone
+1 262-671-2538
Email
wisconsincoach@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from O'Hare Term 1,2,3 to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Commuter and Intercity
$5 - $6
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Megabus
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Book at
GoTo Bus

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Milwaukee Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 22m.

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New York to Milwaukee bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Milwaukee, WI station.

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Milwaukee is 1h behind New York. It is currently 4:07 PM in New York and 3:07 PM in Milwaukee.

New York to Milwaukee train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Milwaukee station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Milwaukee is 887 miles. It takes approximately 14h 42m to drive from New York to Milwaukee.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Milwaukee Airport.

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