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MKE — CHI
Apr 23 — Apr 301
1 adult
Tue 4/23

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Amtrak
With transfers
1h 19m
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With transfers
1h 31m
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With transfers
1h 29m
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With transfers
1h 29m
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With transfers
1h 19m
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With transfers
1h 19m
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Milwaukee to Chicago train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from Milwaukee to Chicago

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$38

ONE-WAY FROM

$19

AVG TRAVEL TIME

1h 26m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from Milwaukee to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $38
The best one-way train deal from Milwaukee to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $19
Average time it takes to travel by train from Milwaukee to Chicago
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Milwaukee Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Milwaukee
Milwaukee AirportMilwaukee, 42.940582, -87.92436
Milwaukee IntermodalMilwaukee, 43.034191, -87.91722

Chicago Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Chicago
Chicago UnionChicago, 41.87864, -87.64025

Book round-trip train tickets from Milwaukee to Chicago

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from Milwaukee to Chicago that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
May 18
7:35 pmMilwaukee Intermodal
1h 29m
9:04 pmChicago Union
May 25
3:15 pmChicago Union
1h 29m
4:44 pmMilwaukee Intermodal
Amtrak
May 1
1:05 pmMilwaukee Intermodal
1h 29m
2:34 pmChicago Union
May 2
8:05 pmChicago Union
1h 29m
9:34 pmMilwaukee Intermodal
Amtrak
May 1
7:45 pmMilwaukee Airport
1h 19m
9:04 pmChicago Union
May 2
6:10 amChicago Union
1h 13m
7:23 amMilwaukee Airport
Amtrak
May 11
7:35 pmMilwaukee Intermodal
1h 29m
9:04 pmChicago Union
May 13
6:10 amChicago Union
1h 29m
7:39 amMilwaukee Intermodal
Amtrak
May 11
3:10 pmMilwaukee Airport
1h 19m
4:29 pmChicago Union
May 13
8:25 amChicago Union
1h 13m
9:38 amMilwaukee Airport
Amtrak
May 18
7:45 pmMilwaukee Airport
1h 19m
9:04 pmChicago Union
May 25
3:15 pmChicago Union
1h 13m
4:28 pmMilwaukee Airport

Book one-way train tickets from Milwaukee to Chicago

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Milwaukee to Chicago we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
May 17
7:45 pmMilwaukee Airport
1h 19m
9:04 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
May 17
6:26 amMilwaukee Airport
1h 31m
7:57 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Apr 30
7:35 pmMilwaukee Intermodal
1h 29m
9:04 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Apr 30
7:35 pmMilwaukee Intermodal
1h 29m
9:04 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
May 14
1:15 pmMilwaukee Airport
1h 19m
2:34 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
May 9
5:55 pmMilwaukee Airport
1h 19m
7:14 pmChicago Union

Choose the best way to get from Milwaukee to Chicago

Buses

1h 20m
$38 one-way$76 round-trip
Nonstop · from $76

Distance to downtown

ORD15.9 mi

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Milwaukee to Chicago Buses

Trains

1h 19m
$19 one-way$38 round-trip
Nonstop · from $38

Distance to downtown

ZUN0.7 mi

Flights

1h 00m
$79 one-way$177 round-trip
Nonstop · from $1771 stop · from $88

Distance to downtown

ORD15.9 mi

FAQs for booking trains from Milwaukee to Chicago

What train stations are used when traveling from Milwaukee to Chicago?

Trains from Milwaukee to Chicago depart from Milwaukee Michell Station and have their final stop at Chicago Union Station. Milwaukee Michell Station is located 9.2 miles away from downtown Milwaukee. This station is accessible by taxi or trains from downtown Milwaukee. This station offers about six trains to Chicago from Milwaukee every day. Chicago Union Station is a mile away from downtown Chicago. Travelers can get there by the metered taxis available at the station or by bus.

Do Amtrak trains from Milwaukee to Chicago have Wi-Fi?

Amtrak trains guarantee their passengers a world-class experience. They offer complimentary Wi-Fi for almost all passenger trains, including Milwaukee to Chicago trains and stations within the country. These trains offer good signal strength within their coverage area. The onboard Wi-Fi only allows guests to enjoy web browsing activities. Therefore, guests cannot stream music or videos or download large documents, which ensures enough bandwidth for all users. Travelers using the Wi-Fi to attend video conferences are advised to use earphones at all times.

Are pets allowed on the train from Milwaukee to Chicago?

Amtrak trains to Chicago from Milwaukee allow people to travel with their pets. The train company allows small dogs and cats on its trains, with some guidelines in place for passengers traveling with pets. Firstly, pets should be no less than eight weeks old, should weigh at most 20 lbs, should always be accompanied by a human, and be harmless. Pets are only allowed in the coach class and are to be in their carriers at all times. They should be able to lie down in the carrier without touching its edges. The ideal Amtrak-approved carriers should have a maximum size of 19 inches long by 14 inches wide by 10.5 inches high. These carriers are considered carry-on luggage. When traveling with pets, registration is done on a first come first serve basis, with a limit of five pets per train. Trips with pets cannot exceed seven hours.

Do I need a passport to travel from Milwaukee to Chicago by train?

If you are traveling with Amtrak, you are required to have a train ticket and a government-issued ID. This applies to passengers over 18 and all unaccompanied minors aged 15 and above on trains to Chicago from Milwaukee. These IDs could either be a passport, driver’s license, or military ID. Passengers can present a secondary form of identification, such as a student ID, attached to a government-issued ID without a photo. Moreover, passengers over 18 must show their ID when refunding or reprinting Amtrak travel documents or requested by any law enforcement officer.

What luggage is allowed on Milwaukee to Chicago trains?

Amtrak trains from Milwaukee to Chicago have a list of rules and guidelines on the type and weight of the luggage passengers can carry. Travelers are allowed two personal items weighing a maximum of 25 lbs each and two items weighing a maximum of 50 lbs each as carry-on baggage. In addition, passengers are also allowed two bags weighing a maximum of 50 lbs as checked baggage at no cost. If you have more luggage, you are allowed two more bags at a fee. In case your luggage is overweight, boxes are available at the station for passengers to transfer their excess luggage. Travelers are not allowed hoverboards, incendiaries, martial arts equipment, perishables, acid batteries, firearms in your carry-on luggage, and household items. Standard-sized bicycles are allowed onboard and can be stored on bicycle racks in select trains. For short trips, travelers need to remove the front wheel of their bicycles before storing them. Find more information about Milwaukee to Chicago trains, train tickets, and more luggage guidelines by visiting Amtrak's website.

How much does a train ticket from Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago cost?

You can purchase a ticket from Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago within the week and expect to pay $19 or more one-way. For this month, the average price of a ticket for this train ride is $21 one-way. When you’re booking trains from Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago, expect the price to fluctuate depending on when you book.

How long is the train ride from Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago?

It takes 1h 19m to get from Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago by train. Your arrival can differ by about 0h 07m. This largely depends on whether your train ride includes stops or a direct route from Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago. Check Amtrak if you need to get to your destination as quickly as possible.

When should I purchase the train tickets from Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago?

The cost of booking a train from Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago is around $21 one-way. You can expect the price to be consistent throughout the next 3 months.

Which train companies operate between Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago?

Amtrak will take you from Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago. Amtrak has been recently found as the cheapest option from $38 round-trip.

How far is Milwaukee-Mitchell to Chicago by train?

The distance between Milwaukee-Mitchell and Chicago is about 81.6 mi in a straight line. The train route will be significantly longer to account for any stops and obstacles. 1h 19m is a normal train duration for this route.

Is a train the fastest way to get from Milwaukee to Chicago?

The quickest way to travel this route is to take a flight from Milwaukee to Chicago, doing so can potentially save up to 0h 20m of travel time. While these options may take longer, booking a train from Milwaukee to Chicago or a bus from Milwaukee to Chicago may suit your needs if travel time is less of a factor in your decision making.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Chicago?

Expect a train to be one of the cheapest options available to you for travel. Currently, a train has deals available from $38. While they may not be the most cost-effective options currently available a flight from Milwaukee to Chicago or a bus from Milwaukee to Chicago can also be options worth looking into if other factors outside of cost are a higher priority.


Amtrak trains from Milwaukee to Chicago

Our best Amtrak deals on Milwaukee to Chicago train tickets
Amtrak
May 18
ZML7:35 pmMilwaukee Intermodal
1h 29m
ZUN9:04 pmChicago Union
May 25
ZUN3:15 pmChicago Union
1h 29m
ZML4:44 pmMilwaukee Intermodal
Amtrak
Apr 27
ZML6:15 amMilwaukee Intermodal
1h 42m
ZUN7:57 amChicago Union
Apr 27
ZUN3:15 pmChicago Union
1h 29m
ZML4:44 pmMilwaukee Intermodal
Amtrak
Apr 24
KA77:45 pmMilwaukee Airport
1h 19m
ZUN9:04 pmChicago Union
Apr 25
ZUN6:10 amChicago Union
1h 13m
KA77:23 amMilwaukee Airport

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