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traveling from Milwaukee to Chicago by bus

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day18
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Milwaukee to Chicago?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Milwaukee to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Milwaukee to Chicago were $10.59. By booking 21 days out, tickets are on average $7.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Milwaukee to Chicago by bus is at 8:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 2:00 PM on 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.

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

On average there are 18 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Milwaukee to Chicago, with an average of 13 trips per day and 260 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Milwaukee to Chicago. Of the 18 trips there are 12 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

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

bus lines that run from Milwaukee to Chicago

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 3 bus schedule(s) from Milwaukee to Chicago. The average Megabus ticket to Chicago costs $13.31. Cheap Megabus tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Milwaukee, Megabus departs from Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and no other station. In Chicago, Megabus arrives at W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Milwaukee to Chicago takes 2 hours and 7 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $14.59 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 7m
Avg. Price
$13.31

Indian Trails

Indian Trails operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Milwaukee to Chicago. The average Indian Trails ticket to Chicago costs $22.75. Cheap Indian Trails tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $21.00. In Milwaukee, Indian Trails departs from Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and no other station. In Chicago, Indian Trails arrives at Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Indian Trails from Milwaukee to Chicago takes 2 hours and 16 minutes, while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Chicago in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Indian Trails offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $22.78 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Indian Trails
Indian Trails
Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 16m
Avg. Price
$22.75

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 13 bus schedule(s) from Milwaukee to Chicago. The average Greyhound ticket to Chicago costs $11.62. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $8.00. In Milwaukee, Greyhound departs from Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Milwaukee to Chicago takes 2 hours and 3 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 13 trips per day and you could expect to pay $12.18 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 3m
Avg. Price
$11.62

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Milwaukee. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave.
  • Intermodal Station - 433 W ST Paul Ave
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Milwaukee.
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St