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There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Milwaukee  •  2h 10m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Milwaukee (MKE) PHL - MKE

$110 - $200

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PHL - ORD
  2. Take the bus from O'Hare Term 1,2,3 to Milwaukee, WI - Airport

$88 - $346

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Train via New York  •  25h 8m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee

$159 - $275

Bus  •  27h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Baltimore Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Milwaukee

$122 - $172

Train  •  31h 12m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Hiawatha Service

$137 - $200

Drive  •  14h 5m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) 848.5 miles

$80 - $120

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) by train and bus

The journey time between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Milwaukee Airport (MKE) is around 25h 16m and covers a distance of around 1157 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 1m. Operated by SEPTA, Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) service departs from Airport Terminal A and arrives in Airport. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
25h 16m
Fastest journey time:
25h 1m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$170
Carbon emissions:
98 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:11
Last service departs at:
13:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) train and bus schedules

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) → Milwaukee Airport (MKE)
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The cost-effective way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) is to drive, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 14h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) is to fly which costs $110 - $200 and takes 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE). However, there are services departing from Philadelphia Airport Terminal A and arriving at Airport via Broad St & Snyder Av, Philadelphia, Baltimore Downtown, Chicago and N6 & Clybourn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 35m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Milwaukee Airport (MKE) is 692 miles. The road distance is 848.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) without a car is to train via New York which takes 25h 8m and costs $150 - $280.

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It takes approximately 2h 10m to fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Milwaukee (MKE), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) is to fly which takes 2h 10m and costs $110 - $200. Alternatively, you can train via New York, which costs $150 - $280 and takes 25h 8m, you could also bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 27h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Milwaukee Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Milwaukee station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE).
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  • Distance: 692.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 10m

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Milwaukee Airport (MKE), USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) via 30th Street Train Station, Philadelphia, New York Moynihan Train Hall, Chicago Union Station, Milwaukee, and N6 & Clybourn in around 25h 8m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $390
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $390
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
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 Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
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
Train from Philadelphia to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
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 Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
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 - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Commuter and Intercity
$5 - $6
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia to Baltimore Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Baltimore Downtown to Chicago
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Chicago to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Milwaukee Airport (MKE) is 1h behind Philadelphia Airport (PHL). It is currently 3:37 AM in Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and 2:37 AM in Milwaukee Airport (MKE).

Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE) is 849 miles. It takes approximately 14h 5m to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Milwaukee Airport (MKE).

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Delta, Air Canada, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Milwaukee Airport.

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