There are 8 ways to get from New York to Milwaukee by plane, bus, train, night 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 New York La Guardia to Milwaukee  •  4 h 39 min

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

$108 - $503

Cheapest option

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6 h 30 min

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

$86 - $405

6 alternative options

Fly Newark to Milwaukee  •  4 h 47 min

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

$118 - $354

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Milwaukee  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Milwaukee (MKE) PHL - MKE

$238 - $663

Bus, night bus  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4730

$107 - $138

Bus  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4716 / ...

$98 - $248

Train  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service

$157 - $428

Drive  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Drive from New York to Milwaukee 885.8 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Milwaukee is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Milwaukee is to fly which takes 4 h 39 min and costs $100 - $550.

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The distance between New York and Milwaukee is 1178 km. The road distance is 1417 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from New York to Milwaukee, including transfers.

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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 Amtrak, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 30 min.

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from New York to Milwaukee hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Milwaukee via 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, and Chicago, Il in around 21 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Coach USA
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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