There are 5 ways to get from Appleton to Rockford by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Appleton, WI to Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride 105 & 106
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Rockford, IL

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Appleton, Wi to Milwaukee, Wi
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Rockford, IL

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Appleton to Rockford 179.3 miles

$17 - $26

Fly from Appleton, bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Appleton (ATW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) ATW - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Rockford, IL - Clock Tower

Bus to Green Bay, fly, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Appleton, Wi to Green Bay, Wi
  2. Fly from Green Bay (GRB) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) GRB - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Rockford, IL - Clock Tower

What companies run services between Appleton, WI, USA and Rockford, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Appleton to Rockford via Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride, Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R, and Rockford, IL in around 5 h 19 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Appleton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Green Bay to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Appleton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Green Bay to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Bus operators
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Appleton to Milwaukee, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Rockford, IL - Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Appleton, Wi to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Appleton, Wi to Green Bay, Wi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Appleton to Rockford?

The distance between Appleton and Rockford is 228 km. The road distance is 287 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Appleton to Rockford?

The cheapest way to get from Appleton to Rockford is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Appleton to Rockford?

The quickest way to get from Appleton to Rockford is to drive which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $17 - $26.

How long does it take to get from Appleton to Rockford?

It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Appleton to Rockford, including transfers.