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

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Fly Pittsburgh to Milwaukee  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Milwaukee (MKE) PIT - MKE

$146 - $556

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Bus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4712 / ...

$65 - $157

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Fly Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PIT - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak

$144 - $438

Train to Cleveland, fly to Milwaukee  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Milwaukee (MKE) CLE - MKE

$172 - $837

Fly Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PIT - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station

$173 - $387

Train  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Hiawatha Service

$103 - $261

Bus Barons Bus  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Chicago, IL
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak

$75 - $143

Drive  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee 554.6 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $440 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Milwaukee, Wi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh station to Milwaukee station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Milwaukee is 448 miles. The road distance is 554.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee without a car is to train which takes 12 h 15 min and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Milwaukee bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Pittsburgh to Milwaukee train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee is to fly which takes 5 h 30 min and costs $140 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 12 h 15 min, you could also bus, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 14 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee.
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  • Distance: 448 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Milwaukee, WI, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Chicago Union Station in around 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $430
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Cleveland to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
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 - $220
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Coach USA
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Milwaukee Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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

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Milwaukee is 1 h behind Pittsburgh. It is currently 3:13 PM in Pittsburgh and 2:13 PM in Milwaukee.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Milwaukee is 555 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee.

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Air Canada, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Milwaukee Airport.

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Book your Pittsburgh to Milwaukee train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Pittsburgh to Milwaukee bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Milwaukee. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $3.

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