Bus from Chicago to Milwaukee

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Facts about the bus from Chicago to Milwaukee

Cheapest Bus$0.99
Fastest Bus1h 35m
Earliest Bus6:30 AM
Latest Bus9:45 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance81.3 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Greyhound US, megabus, megabus US
Do you want to travel by bus from Chicago to Milwaukee?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Chicago and arriving in Milwaukee and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as FlixBus, Greyhound US or megabus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Chicago Milwaukee bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Chicago and Milwaukee which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Milwaukee, alternative destinations from Chicago, and the most popular airport shuttles from Milwaukee.

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Milwaukee

Today
from $17.00
Tomorrow
from $14.00
10/21
from $0.99
10/22
from $14.00
10/23
from $0.99
10/24
from $14.00

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    7:00 PM
    Chicago, IL - Canal & Van Buren
    Duration 1h 50m
    8:50 PM
    Milwaukee, WI - Badger
    from$0.99
  • FlixBus
    7:00 PM
    Chicago, IL - Canal & Van Buren
    Duration 1h 35m
    8:35 PM
    Milwaukee, WI - University
    from$0.99
  • FlixBus
    8:15 AM
    Chicago, IL - Canal & Van Buren
    Duration 1h 35m
    9:50 AM
    Milwaukee, WI - University
    from$0.99
  • Greyhound US
    6:30 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 2h 5m
    8:35 AM
    Milwaukee
    from$14.00
  • Greyhound US
    3:40 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 1h 50m
    5:30 PM
    Milwaukee
    from$14.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:05 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 2h 30m
    11:35 PM
    Milwaukee
    from$14.00
  • Greyhound US
    11:00 AM
    Chicago, IL - Greyhound Bus Station
    Duration 1h 50m
    12:50 PM
    Milwaukee, WI - Intermodal Station
    from$14.00
  • Greyhound US
    1:35 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 3h 55m
    5:30 PM
    Milwaukee
    from$15.00
  • Greyhound US
    8:30 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 3h 5m
    11:35 PM
    Milwaukee
    from$16.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:45 PM
    Chicago, IL - Greyhound Bus Station
    Duration 1h 50m
    11:35 PM
    Milwaukee, WI - Intermodal Station
    from$16.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:35 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 3h 15m
    12:50 PM
    Milwaukee
    from$17.00

The cheapest train connections from Chicago to Milwaukee

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Amtrak
    9:05 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 2h 30m
    11:35 PM
    Milwaukee
    from$23.19
  • Amtrak
    6:10 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 1h 29m
    7:39 AM
    Milwaukee
    from$34.78
  • Amtrak
    6:10 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 1h 13m
    7:23 AM
    Milwaukee
    from$34.78
  • Amtrak
    8:25 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 1h 29m
    9:54 AM
    Milwaukee
    from$34.78

What are the cheapest buses from Chicago to Milwaukee you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Chicago to Milwaukee but are currently out of service.
  • megabus
    9:00 AM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    Duration 2h 0m
    11:00 AM
    Milwaukee, WI - Intermodal Station
    from$1.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 06/29/2021
  • megabus US
    9:00 AM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    Duration 2h 0m
    11:00 AM
    Milwaukee, WI - Intermodal Station
    from$1.00
    Temporarily not available: last found 10/06/2021

Bus Chicago to Milwaukee: Further Information

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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Chicago to Milwaukee and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by megabus at $1.00, whereas the quickest connection takes 1h 35m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Chicago Milwaukee bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Chicago to Milwaukee!

Bus stops in Chicago and Milwaukee

Stations
Milwaukee - S Cesar Chavez
Milwaukee  (USA)
Milwaukee, WI - 84 & O Connor
S84 & Oconnor  #6533, 53214  Milwaukee  (USA)
Milwaukee, WI - Badger
N James Lovell St 635, 53233  Milwaukee  (USA)
Milwaukee, WI - Intermodal Station
W. St Paul's Ave 433, 53203  Milwaukee  (USA)
Milwaukee, WI - University
N Maryland Ave 3346, 49440  Milwaukee  (USA)

FAQs about the bus route Chicago to Milwaukee

How much does a Chicago Milwaukee bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $0.99 and takes 2h 0m to reach Milwaukee. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Chicago to Milwaukee?

This route is offered by 4 bus companies with a range of ticket prices between $1.00 and $19.99. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Milwaukee.

On average, how many connections are available from Chicago to Milwaukee each day?

Every day, the Chicago Milwaukee bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Chicago to Milwaukee take?

The fastest bus from Chicago to Milwaukee is offered by Greyhound US and takes 1h 35m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $14.00. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Chicago to Milwaukee?

The earliest bus arriving in Milwaukee from Chicago starts at 6:30 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Chicago to Milwaukee?

The latest bus trip departing from Chicago for Milwaukee starts at 9:45 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Chicago Milwaukee route?

When traveling by bus from Chicago to Milwaukee, passengers can travel with FlixBus, Greyhound US and megabus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Chicago to Milwaukee?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Chicago to Milwaukee, CheckMyBus currently compares 1 direct bus connection with the following company: FlixBus and Greyhound US

What can I take with me on the Chicago to Milwaukee bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Chicago Milwaukee bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Chicago Milwaukee bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Chicago to Milwaukee on your planned travel date.

Compare Chicago and Milwaukee

Chicago
2.70 Million
Milwaukee
0.59 Million
$4.65
$4.30
Chicago
Milwaukee
A cab ride in Chicago is 8% more expensive than in Milwaukee.
$2.25
$2.25
Chicago
Milwaukee
A bus fare in Chicago is 0% more expensive than in Milwaukee.
$5.00
$4.00
Chicago
Milwaukee
A large beer in Chicago is 20% more expensive than in Milwaukee.
$1.90
$2.15
Chicago
Milwaukee
A bottle of water in Chicago is 12% cheaper than in Milwaukee.
$10.74
$11.30
Chicago
Milwaukee
A meal in Chicago is 5% cheaper than in Milwaukee.

Bus routes from Chicago and Milwaukee

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