There are 8 ways to get from New York to Milwaukee by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Milwaukee  •  4h 52m

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

$108 - $413

Cheapest option

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6h 49m

  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

$45 - $335

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Fly Newark to Milwaukee  •  4h 49m

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

$139 - $404

Fly Newark to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6h 41m

  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

$71 - $386

Bus  •  18h 35m

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

$63 - $126

Bus via New York, Ny  •  21h 15m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4712 / ...

$103 - $141

Train  •  21h 39m

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

$125 - $176

Drive  •  14h 43m

  1. Drive from New York to Milwaukee 887 miles

$85 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Milwaukee is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Milwaukee is to fly which costs $130 - $410 and takes 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Milwaukee, WI via Wentworth & Cermak and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Milwaukee station. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station 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 887 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Milwaukee without a car is to bus which takes 18h 35m and costs $60 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from New York to Milwaukee, including transfers.

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New York to Milwaukee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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New York to Milwaukee train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Milwaukee is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs $100 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $130 and takes 18h 35m, 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 52m

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

Delta, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from New York to Milwaukee hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Milwaukee via Chicago, Wentworth & Cermak, Clark & Harrison, and Chicago in around 18h 35m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
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 Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
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 Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
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 - $35
Schedules at
coachusaairportexpress.com
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coachusaairportexpress.com
Commuter and Intercity
$5 - $6
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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Megabus
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $190
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Milwaukee Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 32m.

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New York to Milwaukee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Milwaukee, Wi station.

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Milwaukee is 1h behind New York. It is currently 9:34 PM in New York and 8:34 PM in Milwaukee.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Milwaukee is 887 miles. It takes approximately 14h 43m to drive from New York to Milwaukee.

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

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Book your New York to Milwaukee train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your New York to Milwaukee bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Milwaukee. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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