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Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL by bus

The journey from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL by bus is 83.27 mi and takes 1 hr 46 min. There are 113 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:15 AM and the last at 10:05 PM. It is possible to travel from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL by bus for as little as $0.36 or as much as $61.32. The best price for this journey is $0.36.

Lowest Price$0.36
Journey Duration1 hr 46 min
Connection per Day113
Lowest Price$0.36
Highest Price$61.32
First Departure2:15 AM
Last Departure10:05 PM
Distance83.27 mi
DepartureMilwaukee, WI
ArrivalChicago, IL
CarriersGreyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBusMore

Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

Traveling from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL by bus?

When you're traveling from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $31.36. You might be able to find prices as low as $0.36, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $31.36 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL.

How long is the journey from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL by bus?

With a distance of 83.27 mi between Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL, it will usually take 1 hr 46 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 1 hr 46 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL by bus usually takes 1 hr 46 min to cover a distance of 83.27 mi. The shortest journey from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL will take you 1 hr 20 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Chicago, IL quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many journeys from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL are there every day?

If you want to get from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 113 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 111 direct journeys between Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 2 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $0.36 to $26.67 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 99% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL

The cheapest Milwaukee, WI - Chicago, IL bus tickets can be found for as low as $8.12 if you’re lucky, or $16.19 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $26.72.

Find the best day to travel to Chicago, IL by bus

When travelling to Chicago, IL by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

Services on board FlixBus and Greyhound from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL
Compare services on board when travelling from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL by bus.
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Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
9.38kg
Bus
10.05kg
Flight
26.8kg
Car
21.44kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL?
A bus ticket from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL is $31.36. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $0.36.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL is $0.36. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL by bus?
Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL is 83.27 mi.
How long does the bus between Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL take?
Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL is on average 1 hr 46 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL?
The bus journey from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBus, Greyhound, Coach USA and FlixBus Inc..
How many bus connections per day go from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL?
Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL has 113 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL leave?
The earliest bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL departs at 2:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL depart?
The latest bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL departs at 10:05 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $0.36 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL?
There are on average 111 direct connection(s) from Milwaukee, WI to go to Chicago, IL.
What's the fastest journey time between Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL is 1 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL by bus?
The bus journey from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL creates 10.05kg of CO2 emissions.

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