There are 5 ways to get from Palatine to Milwaukee by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4712

$18 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus Coach USA  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...

$28 - $43

Train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Palatine to Chicago OTC Up-Nw
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service

$31 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Palatine to Milwaukee 76.3 miles

$7 - $11

Train, fly  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Palatine to Irving Park
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Milwaukee (MKE) ORD - MKE

$118 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Palatine to Milwaukee is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palatine to Milwaukee is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Palatine and Milwaukee is 65 miles. The road distance is 76.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Palatine to Milwaukee, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Palatine to Milwaukee station. However, there are services departing from Palatine and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The nearest airport to Milwaukee is Milwaukee (MKE) Airport which is 6.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include Madison (MSN) (73.4 miles), Chicago O'Hare (ORD) (73.8 miles), Chicago Midway (MDW) (87.3 miles) and Grand Rapids (GRR) (121.3 miles).

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Map of how to get from Palatine to Milwaukee.
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  • Distance: 64.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Palatine, IL, USA and Milwaukee, WI, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Palatine to Milwaukee hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palatine to Milwaukee via Chicago OTC and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Palatine to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Palatine to Irving Park
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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