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Green Bay - Milwaukee Bus Schedule

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Other ways to get from Green Bay to Milwaukee

There are usually 11 daily train trips available from Green Bay to Milwaukee.

Bus
Train
Avg. Price
Avg. Price
$26.19
Avg. Price
$38.09
Daily Trips
Daily Trips
2
Daily Trips
11
Duration
Duration
2h 30m
Duration
3h 55m
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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Green Bay to Milwaukee. Traveling by bus from Green Bay to Milwaukee usually takes around 2 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest Megabus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance102 mi (165 km)
Shortest duration2h 20m
Cheapest price$4.99
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Green Bay to Milwaukee

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Audie

August 13, 2023- Vacation

Indian Trails

Pros: Good bus driver, very friendly. Tips: Pack a small pillow, bring water on board with you.

5.0

Liliane

July 19, 2023- Business

Indian Trails

Pros: Estaba seguro el viaje. Cons: Ninguno. Tips: Ninguno.

5.0

MARTHA

May 31, 2021- Vacation

Jefferson Lines

Pros: The friendliness & courtesey of the driver. The on-the-spot departure and arrival times. Cons: Nothing that I can think of right now. The service was excellent!! Tips: None at this time.

How much is a bus ticket from Green Bay to Milwaukee?

Bus tickets for a trip from Green Bay to Milwaukee cost $26.88 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Green Bay to Milwaukee in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $27 to $31. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 10, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Milwaukee this week, bus tickets are available starting at $27.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Green Bay to Milwaukee are usually around $26 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

Prices as travel date approaches

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The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. You know what they say about early birds and worms.

What bus companies travel from Green Bay to Milwaukee?

There are 3 bus lines from Green Bay to Milwaukee available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. Each of these companies only runs one bus per day. The following table helps you compare your available choices:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway12h 36m$31.00
Indian Trails12h 36m$23.00
Megabus12h 21m$27.11
  • Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Green Bay to Milwaukee start at $31. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

  • Book Indian Trails from Green Bay to Milwaukee from $23. Typically there is one Indian Trails schedule per day from Green Bay to Milwaukee and you can expect on average to pay for a Indian Trails ticket to Milwaukee. In Green Bay, Indian Trails departs to Milwaukee from Bus Terminal - 901 University Ave . In Milwaukee, Indian Trails arrives at Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave .

    An average trip on Indian Trails from Green Bay to Milwaukee takes 2 hours and 36 minutes , while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Milwaukee in 2 hours and 20 minutes .

    On weekends, Indian Trails offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Milwaukee.

  • Book Megabus from Green Bay to Milwaukee from $5. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Green Bay to Milwaukee and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Milwaukee. In Green Bay, Megabus departs to Milwaukee from Bus Terminal - 901 University Ave . In Milwaukee, Megabus arrives at Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave .

    An average trip on Megabus from Green Bay to Milwaukee takes 2 hours and 21 minutes , while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Milwaukee in 2 hours and 20 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Milwaukee.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 102 miles from Green Bay to Milwaukee. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Milwaukee. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Green Bay to Milwaukee, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Green Bay to Milwaukee every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Green Bay to Milwaukee without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Green Bay to Milwaukee; ticket prices start at $31.00.

City Information

Green Bay

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As the oldest settlement in Wisconsin, Green Bay offers a great mix of historic destinations and modern activities to enjoy. One of the most popular attractions in the city is The Automobile Gallery, where car fans can ooh and aah over dozens of vehicles from different eras. If you're more of a train lover, a good alternative is the National Railroad Museum, home to the world's largest steam locomotive. And, of course, NFL fans will want to go directly to Lambeau Field, the home of the Green Bay Packers. The stadium also includes a hall of fame and a museum that showcases the team's achievements.

Green Bay's food scene offers much more than just sports bars, so everyone will find something to their liking while dining here. Rustique Pizzeria + Lounge offers amazing pizza slices in a unique dining setting: a 112-year-old chapel.

Intercity bus service connects Green Bay to nearby cities like Milwaukee and Minneapolis, and the downtown bus terminal means buses deliver you right to the middle of the action. The Green Bay/Austin Straubel International Airport, a few miles away, is a small airport with flights to domestic and international destinations.

Milwaukee

Nestling on the banks of the great Lake Michigan, Milwaukee has some of the most scenic views around, making it every photographer’s perfect destination. Boasting 85 miles of scenic waterfront bike lanes, Milwaukee is the perfect spot to ride a bike and enjoy the sunset together with your friends. It is also the home of the Harley Davidson Museum, a vast waterfront gallery that offers 11 permanent exhibitions. The museum features not only bikes but also special items such as a whole engine room, making it a must-visit spot for bike enthusiasts. If you are not interested in bikes, the Basilica of St. Josaphat, which is modeled after St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, offers many wondrous shots.

Milwaukee’s famous German bratwursts are a must-try for all visitors, and the best place to enjoy this dish is Usinger’s. Other similar establishments include Mader’s and Milwaukee Public Market. For authentic American eats, Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-In offers amazing sloppy-joe burgers.

The Milwaukee Intermodal Station is the city’s main transportation hub. Visitors can catch both buses and trains at this location. The city is served by two airports. The Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport on the southern edge of the city handles commercial flights, while the Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport in the northwest handles private flights.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Green Bay?

Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 901 University Ave

The primary bus station in Green Bay is the transportation center on University Ave, located on the east side of Fox River. Although there are no restaurants or retailers in the area around the station, the building has restrooms, vending machines, and seating for a comfortable wait. Buses pull up to the covered bus bays in front of the building. Greyhound, Jefferson Lines, and Indian Trails run intercity routes to this station, and Green Bay Metro buses run routes from the station to areas in Green Bay.

All bus stations in Green Bay:

  • Bus Terminal - 901 University Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Milwaukee?

Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave  - MKEIMS-1

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Main arrival station: Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave

The Milwaukee Intermodal Station is the major transportation hub for rail and bus travel in Wisconsin. The station is Amtrak’s second busiest in the Midwest. It acts as a gateway for long-distance travel into the American West and also connects Milwaukee to the surrounding Midwest states via the Hiawatha service. Renovated in 2007, the Intermodal Station now also offers a range of intercity bus services from carriers, including Greyhound and Jefferson Lines. Local bus routes and The Hop streetcar service provide convenient local travel around Milwaukee. Located in the city’s downtown, The Intermodal Station has vast retail spaces, several museums, and pleasant waterways all on its doorstep.

All bus stations in Milwaukee:

  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave

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