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Milwaukee to Chicago Bus

Are you planning a trip to Chicago from Milwaukee? The bus is a great option! It’s a comfortable and affordable way to travel between these two major cities in the United States.

In Milwaukee, buses depart from the Milwaukee Intermodal Station, located in the heart of the city. This station is close to many landmarks, such as the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Wisconsin Sports Hall of Fame, and the Milwaukee Museum of Natural History.

In Chicago, buses arrive at the Greyhound Chicago Bus Terminal, located in the heart of the city. This terminal is close to many tourist attractions, such as Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Navy Pier.

The bus ride between Milwaukee and Chicago takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Chicago is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer visitors. It’s known for its architecture, its arts and cultural scene, and its rich history.

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How many hours is it?:
3 1/2 hours

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How much does a ticket cost?:
16 - 36 USD

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138 Km

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Schedules and Tickets for Milwaukee to Chicago

Buses are available from Milwaukee to Chicago throughout the day, with departures from 3:45 am to 7:30 pm. Most buses depart from the Milwaukee Bus Station, located at 433 W Michigan St., and arrive at the Chicago Bus Station, located at 200 E Randolph St.

Some of the bus companies that operate on this route include Megabus, Flixbus USA, Greyhound USA, and Wisconsin Coach Lines. The price of a bus ticket from Milwaukee to Chicago ranges from $16 to $36.

Buses are available every day of the week. Buses are typically full, so it is recommended to book in advance, especially if you are traveling on weekends or during peak season.

The following table provides specific fares and departure and arrival times for buses connecting Milwaukee and Chicago:

CompanyDeparture SchedulesArrival Schedules


Ticket price: 16 USD


Intermodal Station

04:45, 06:45, 08:45, 10:45, 12:45, 14:45, 16:45, 18:45, 20:45

Union Station

16:10, 18:10, 20:10, 22:10, 00:10, 02:10, 04:10, 06:10, 08:10


Ticket price: 20 USD


Intermodal Station

03:45, 05:45, 07:45, 09:45, 11:45, 13:45, 15:45, 17:45, 19:45

Union Station

15:10, 17:10, 19:10, 21:10, 23:10, 01:10, 03:10, 05:10, 07:10

* The cost of tickets may vary depending on the season.

The information is subject to change without prior notice.