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Trip Omaha Milwaukee

Plan your trip by train, bus, plane from Omaha to Milwaukee

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How to get from Omaha to Milwaukee?

We are suggesting 3 routes by train, bus, plane to plan your trip Omaha Milwaukee. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Omaha-Milwaukee

For your trip from Omaha (Nebraska, United States) to Milwaukee (Wisconsin, United States) with a distance of 432 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Omaha to Milwaukee without changing trains but some trains run on lines Omaha-Chicago and Chicago-Milwaukee allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains California Zephyr of Amtrak to Chicago leave from Omaha railway station in Omaha. Arrival in Chicago will take place at Chicago station (2.2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Chicago where the train Empire Builder operated by Amtrak leave for Milwaukee.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Milwaukee from Omaha without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Omaha-Chicago and Chicago-Milwaukee.
You will board a coach of MegaBus - US in Omaha. The bus will drop you off at Union Station bus station (2 mi from Chicago, United States). Please make sure to show up on time at Crossroads Mall bus station (0.2 mi from Omaha) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Chicago. Once arrived in Chicago, take another coach of MegaBus - US that will take you to Milwaukee bus station (Wisconsin United States).
No flight allows you to fly directly to Milwaukee from Omaha. You can take the flight Des Moines-Milwaukee and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Des Moines and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Des Moines International DSM airport, 5.1 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Milwaukee (General Mitchell airport, IATA code: MKE) operated by AirTran Airways.

Which carriers to travel between Omaha and Milwaukee?

Bus companies
MegaBus - US operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Crossroads Mall in Omaha and to the one of Union Station (Illinois United States) and between the city of Chicago (serving Union Station bus station at 2 mi from centre) and the city of Milwaukee where the coach will drop you off at Milwaukee Intermodal Station station situated at about 0.6 mi from Milwaukee city centre.
Southwest Airlines carries out a flight from Eppley Airfield OMA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Omaha to Chicago (arrival at Midway International MDW airport)
United Airlines flies on the route from Eppley Airfield OMA airport (located 6.8 mi from Omaha, United States) to Chicago (serving O'Hare International ORD airport)
AirTran Airways schedules the flight from Des Moines International DSM airport situated 5.1 mi away from the city centre of Des Moines to Milwaukee (arrival at General Mitchell MKE airport)
Railway companies
Amtrak provides rail connections Omaha-Chicago with the train California Zephyr from Omaha railway station (3.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Chicago at arrival (2.2 mi from centre) and from Chicago to Milwaukee with the train Empire Builder which leaves Chicago station to arrive at Milwaukee Intermodal railway station (Wisconsin United States)

Stop cities from Omaha or cities to visit near Milwaukee

When travelling from Milwaukee to Omaha by plane, bus, train, you might have to change at Des Moines located at 127 mi from Omaha, Chicago 84 mi away from Milwaukee (United States). If you have some time on your way to Milwaukee or back to Omaha, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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