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Milwaukee to La Crosse bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€29.09
Shortest Duration4h 30m
Trips per day2
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Milwaukee to La Crosse

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Milwaukee to La Crosse is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Milwaukee to La Crosse were €31.82. By booking 25 days out, tickets are on average €15.60 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Milwaukee to La Crosse?

The distance between Milwaukee and La Crosse is approximately 175.46 miles, or 282.30 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Milwaukee to La Crosse?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Milwaukee to La Crosse by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Jefferson Lines from Milwaukee to La Crosse has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 bus trips per day. Jefferson Lines has the most options for departures from Milwaukee to La Crosse, with an average of 2 trips per day and 35 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Milwaukee to La Crosse. Of the 2 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Milwaukee to La Crosse starts at €28.18.

3 carriers offer Milwaukee to La Crosse bus trips

Badger Bus

Book Badger Bus from Milwaukee to La Crosse from €41.82. There are 2 Badger Bus schedules from Milwaukee to La Crosse and you can expect on average to pay €43.81 for a Badger Bus ticket to La Crosse. In Milwaukee, Badger Bus departs to La Crosse from Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and 2 other stations. In La Crosse, Badger Bus arrives at UoW Sanford Hall - 603 East Ave N and no other station.

An average trip on Badger Bus from Milwaukee to La Crosse takes 4 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Badger Bus trip will get you to La Crosse in 4 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Badger Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay €43.92 for a weekend getaway trip to La Crosse.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 49m
Avg. Price
€43.81

Jefferson Lines

Book Jefferson Lines from Milwaukee to La Crosse from €29.09. There are 2 Jefferson Lines schedules from Milwaukee to La Crosse and you can expect on average to pay €36.05 for a Jefferson Lines ticket to La Crosse. In Milwaukee, Jefferson Lines departs to La Crosse from Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and no other station. In La Crosse, Jefferson Lines arrives at University of Wisconsin and 1 other station.

An average trip on Jefferson Lines from Milwaukee to La Crosse takes 4 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available Jefferson Lines trip will get you to La Crosse in 4 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Jefferson Lines offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay €35.84 for a weekend getaway trip to La Crosse.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 50m
Avg. Price
€36.05

OurBus

Book OurBus from Milwaukee to La Crosse from €31.82. There are 1 OurBus schedules from Milwaukee to La Crosse and you can expect on average to pay €31.82 for a OurBus ticket to La Crosse. In Milwaukee, OurBus departs to La Crosse from W Kilbourn Ave & N 6th St - Parking Lot SE corner and no other station. In La Crosse, OurBus arrives at University of Wisconsin and no other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Milwaukee to La Crosse takes 4 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to La Crosse in 4 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €31.82 for a weekend getaway trip to La Crosse.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
4h 45m
Avg. Price
€31.82

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Milwaukee. Most bus trips to La Crosse will depart from:
  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
  • 2200 E Kenwood Blvd
  • Mitchell Airport - 5300 S Howell Ave
  • W Kilbourn Ave & N 6th St - Parking Lot SE corner
Bus trips arrive in La Crosse at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in La Crosse for trips arriving from Milwaukee:
  • University of Wisconsin
  • 314 Jay St
  • UoW Sanford Hall - 603 East Ave N