There are 11 ways to get from Wisconsin to Alabama by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Kenosha to Chicago OTC
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Birmingham (BHM) MDW - BHM

$193 - $447

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Bus  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Birmingham, Al 1163

$95 - $244

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Huntsville  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kenosha to Clybourn
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Huntsville (HSV) ORD - HSV

$242 - $445

Fly Milwaukee to Atlanta  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Atlanta (ATL) MKE - ATL

$145 - $226

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Birmingham  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kenosha to Clybourn
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Birmingham (BHM) ORD - BHM

$184 - $347

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Mobile  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Kenosha to Clybourn
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Mobile (MOB) ORD - MOB

$257 - $620

Fly Madison to Atlanta  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Atlanta (ATL) MSN - ATL

$207 - $928

Fly Milwaukee to Nashville, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Nashville (BNA) MKE - BNA
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Huntsville, Al

$192 - $909

Train  •  30 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak

$200 - $545

Train, night bus  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al

$101 - $195

Drive  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Birmingham 755.5 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Wisconsin to Alabama is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wisconsin to Alabama is to fly which costs $140 - $230 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wisconsin to Alabama. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee, Wi and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wisconsin station to Alabama. However, there are services departing from Milwaukee Intermodal Station and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 26 min.

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The distance between Wisconsin and Alabama is 792 miles. The road distance is 755.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Wisconsin to Alabama without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 10 min and costs $95 - $250.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Wisconsin to Alabama, including transfers.

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Wisconsin to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Milwaukee, Wi station.

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

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The best way to get from Wisconsin to Alabama is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $140 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $250 and takes 23 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 30 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Wisconsin to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Birmingham, Al station.

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Map of how to get from Wisconsin to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 791.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Wisconsin, USA and Alabama, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Auburn hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Birmingham via Chicago, Il in around 23 h 10 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mobile via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Madison to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Madison to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Milwaukee to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mobile
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mobile via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Madison to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Milwaukee to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Nashville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mobile via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mobile via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Madison to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Madison to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Milwaukee to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Kenosha to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Kenosha to Clybourn
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Bus operators
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 Nashville, Tn to Huntsville, Al
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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