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Journey Information

Milwaukee to Chicago coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£10.85
Shortest Duration1h 30m
Trips per day8
Coach lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Milwaukee to Chicago right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Milwaukee to Chicago?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £11.47 was the low point for coach fares from Milwaukee to Chicago. Coaches from Chicago to Milwaukee are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £11.47 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 25 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £6.49 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 2 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 81 miles (131 kilometers) from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL. However, the fastest coach only takes 1 hour 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Because many passengers travel from Milwaukee to Chicago at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Milwaukee?

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all coaches from Milwaukee to Chicago, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled coaches that travel from Milwaukee to Chicago every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Milwaukee to Chicago; ticket prices start at £19.38.

What coach companies travel from Milwaukee to Chicago?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Chicago, Illinois. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 8 coach trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound82h 28m£14.39
Tornado Bus13h 30m£53.92

Where does the coach leave from in Milwaukee?

Coaches to Chicago leave from multiple locations in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. These are the 5 most popular coach stations:

  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
  • Agencia De Viajes Mexico

Where does the coach arrive in Chicago?

Coaches arrive in Chicago at 5 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Chicago, Illinois:

  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Tornado Bus Station
  • 5800 N Cumberland Ave
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

Price trends for coaches from Milwaukee to Chicago

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
14 September 2019Solo travel
The seats on this bus were clean and comfortable, the bus arrived on time despite traffic
Would recommend this line for a quick trip between Wisconsin-Chicago
13 August 2019Vacation
I'm a first time traveler... and they made if for a been traveling for years....loved it...
I wish food court stayed open longer...
7 June 2019Visiting friends
Bus driver was awesome
A little trash here and there on the bus but really pretty clean overall

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