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Journey Information

Los Angeles to Milwaukee bus - cost & duration

Cheapest priceCA$125.18
Shortest Duration50h 20m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Los Angeles to Milwaukee

Monthly average prices

CA$374CA$299CA$225CA$150CA$75ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

CA$442CA$354CA$265CA$177CA$883020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Milwaukee 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 bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus 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 bus ticket from Los Angeles to Milwaukee?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, CA$202.05 was the low point for bus fares from Los Angeles to Milwaukee. Buses from Milwaukee to Los Angeles are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than CA$202.05 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 53 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 1741 miles (2802 kilometers) from Los Angeles to Milwaukee. However, the fastest bus only takes 50 hours and 20 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Los Angeles to Milwaukee for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Los Angeles?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Milwaukee, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Los Angeles to Milwaukee every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to Milwaukee; ticket prices start at CA$219.06.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Milwaukee?

There is one bus company that operates from Los Angeles to Milwaukee. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound52d 5h 37mCA$277.64

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles, California has two bus stations with service to Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

  • North Hollywood Bus Station
  • Bus Terminal - 1716 E 7th St
  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Milwaukee?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
  • Mitchell Airport - 5300 S Howell Ave

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