Cheap bus tickets fromChicago to Milwaukee

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traveling from Chicago to Milwaukee by bus

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration1h 40m
Trips per day15
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago to Milwaukee?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Chicago to Milwaukee is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Milwaukee were $8.45. By booking 25 days out, tickets are on average $7.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Chicago to Milwaukee?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Milwaukee by bus is at 9:00 PM on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 4:00 PM on Monday 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.

How many daily bus trips are there from Chicago to Milwaukee?

On average there are 15 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to Milwaukee, with an average of 10 trips per day and 207 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Milwaukee. Of the 15 trips there are 13 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Chicago start at $25.00.

bus lines that run from Chicago to Milwaukee

Tornado Bus

Tornado Bus operates, on average, 2 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Milwaukee. The average Tornado Bus ticket to Milwaukee costs $48.04. Cheap Tornado Bus tickets to Milwaukee are available on Wanderu starting from $40.00. In Chicago, Tornado Bus departs from Tornado Bus Station and no other station. In Milwaukee, Tornado Bus arrives at Agencia De Viajes Mexico and no other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Chicago to Milwaukee takes 1 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Milwaukee in 1 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $48.91 for a weekend getaway trip to Milwaukee.

Tornado Bus
Tornado Bus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
1h 58m
Avg. Price
$48.04

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 3 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Milwaukee. The average Megabus ticket to Milwaukee costs $9.61. Cheap Megabus tickets to Milwaukee are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Chicago, Megabus departs from W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station. In Milwaukee, Megabus arrives at Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Chicago to Milwaukee takes 1 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Milwaukee in 1 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $10.38 for a weekend getaway trip to Milwaukee.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
1h 49m
Avg. Price
$9.61

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 10 bus schedule(s) from Chicago to Milwaukee. The average Greyhound ticket to Milwaukee costs $10.93. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Milwaukee are available on Wanderu starting from $8.00. In Chicago, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station. In Milwaukee, Greyhound arrives at Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Milwaukee takes 2 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Milwaukee in 1 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay $11.42 for a weekend getaway trip to Milwaukee.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 6m
Avg. Price
$10.93

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Milwaukee will depart from Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, Tornado Bus Station.
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • Tornado Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Milwaukee at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave, Agencia De Viajes Mexico are the main bus stations in Milwaukee for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
  • Agencia De Viajes Mexico