Bus Chicago to Milwaukee and return

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Want to travel from Chicago to Milwaukee or from Milwaukee to Chicago? You can choose between the following companies: Greyhound US, megabus US or Busbud. They will get you there at an unbeatable price. You can travel for just $1.00 or reach your destination within 1h 46m. Travel smart!

Chicago to Milwaukee Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$1.00
Fastest Bus1h 45m
Distance81.3 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US, Greyhound US
  Bus Chicago - Milwaukee    81 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-90%

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Milwaukee

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      11:59 PM
      1:45 AM
    21 Jul
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      11:59 PM
      1:45 AM
    29 Jul
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      11:59 PM
      1:45 AM
    30 Jul
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      7:00 AM
      9:00 AM
    1 Aug
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      11:59 PM
      1:45 AM
    5 Aug
    +1
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      12:00 PM
      1:50 PM
    7 Aug
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      9:55 PM
      11:40 PM
    22 Jul
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      12:30 AM
      2:15 AM
    9 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      9:15 AM
      11:05 AM
    9 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      5:00 PM
      6:55 PM
    9 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      7:15 PM
      9:10 PM
    9 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      9:55 PM
      11:40 PM
    22 Jul
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      11:50 AM
      1:45 PM
    4 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Chicago
    Milwaukee
      7:15 PM
      9:10 PM
    4 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00


  Bus Milwaukee - Chicago    81 mi
Ø Bus connections7 x
Savings-90%

The cheapest bus routes from Milwaukee to Chicago

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      7:00 PM
      8:40 PM
    24 Aug
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      12:45 AM
      2:25 AM
    25 Jul
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      12:45 AM
      2:25 AM
    12 Aug
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $1.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      12:45 AM
      2:25 AM
    24 Jul
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      12:45 AM
      2:25 AM
    27 Jul
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      12:45 AM
      2:25 AM
    1 Aug
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      7:00 PM
      8:40 PM
    10 Aug
    megabus USmegabus US
    from $5.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      11:30 AM
      1:30 PM
    9 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      2:30 PM
      4:30 PM
    9 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      5:00 PM
      6:55 PM
    9 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      3:50 AM
      5:35 AM
    4 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      11:30 AM
      1:30 PM
    4 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      2:30 PM
      4:30 PM
    4 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00
  • Milwaukee
    Chicago
      5:00 PM
      6:55 PM
    4 Aug
    Greyhound USGreyhound US
    from $10.00


Current ticket prices

Traveling by bus is one of the cheapest options for visiting family members or simply seeing new cities. For your bus ride from Chicago to Milwaukee, there's tickets available starting at only $1.00 But don't hesitate for too long: if you book last-minute, you might have to pay a bit more. A final piece of advice: compare prices for different departure times if you're flexible timewise. Taking an earlier bus can allow you to save a few bucks.

Bus stops in Chicago and Milwaukee

  Stations
W. St Paul's Ave 433, 53203 Milwaukee (USA)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only cheap but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, operators have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to complimentary WiFi. When taking a look at the search results displayed on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all operators. For instance, complimentary WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by Greyhound US. That way you'll be able to check your e-mails while on the road.

A generous baggage allowance also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's operators. Your trip from Milwaukee to Chicago can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Most operators offering intercity buses from Chicago to Milwaukee, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized luggage can usually be booked for an extra fee.

Take a look at the exact location of the stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the perfect bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current discounts for your Chicago – Milwaukee bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

Chicago and Milwaukee: Useful Info

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