There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Milwaukee by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to Milwaukee  •  3 h 49 min

  1. DCA - MKE

$116 - $556

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 53 min

  1. 1607
  2. 4716 / ...

$90 - $220

4 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Milwaukee  •  4 h 3 min

  1. BWI - MKE

$169 - $510

Fly Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. DCA - ORD

$119 - $398

Train  •  20 h 9 min

  1. Capitol Limited
  2. Hiawatha Service

$137 - $365

Drive  •  13 h 10 min

  1. 792.1 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Milwaukee is 1021 km. The road distance is 1267 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Milwaukee is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to Milwaukee is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $110 - $600.

No, there is no direct train from Washington to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Milwaukee. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Milwaukee, Wi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Washington to Milwaukee, including transfers.

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Milwaukee, WI, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Washington to Milwaukee hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Milwaukee via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 20 h 9 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Milwaukee via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Milwaukee via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Milwaukee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
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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