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There are 9 ways to get from Aurora to Lakefield by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Saint Paul

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis Downtown
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN

Train, night bus, bus

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the night bus from Chicago Amtrak to Minneapolis
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN

Drive

  1. Drive from Aurora to Lakefield

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Sioux Falls, bus

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux Falls (FSD)
  3. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Jackson, MN

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Fort Dodge, drive

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fort Dodge (FOD)
  3. Drive from Fort Dodge to Lakefield

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Minneapolis, bus

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Minneapolis (MSP)
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Minneapolis, bus

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minneapolis (MSP)
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN
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The cheapest way to get from Aurora to Lakefield is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Aurora to Lakefield is to train and fly and drive which costs $140 - $460 and takes 7h 22m.

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The distance between Aurora and Lakefield is 374 miles. The road distance is 487.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Aurora to Lakefield without a car is to train and bus via Saint Paul which takes 15h 51m and costs $120 - $210.

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It takes approximately 15h 51m to get from Aurora to Lakefield, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Sioux Falls Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 39m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aurora to Lakefield is 487 miles. It takes approximately 7h 52m to drive from Aurora to Lakefield.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Sioux Falls Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Lakefield. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aurora to Lakefield.
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  • Distance: 374.2 miles
  • Duration: 15h 51m

What companies run services between Aurora, IL, USA and Lakefield, MN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Aurora to Lakefield. However, you can take the train to Chicago Union Station, take the train to St. Paul-Minneapolis, take the walk to Union Depot & Gate A1, take the bus to Mall of America Transit Station Gate F, take the line 444 bus to Burnsville, MN, take the bus to Jackson, MN, then take the taxi to Lakefield. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Aurora to Lakefield via Chicago Union Station, Chicago, Minneapolis Downtown, Marquette Av S at 5 St S SW corner, Burnsville, MN, and Jackson, MN in around 16h 31m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Dodge
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Dodge via Mason City
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $220
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metra.com
Train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Metra
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Jackson, MN
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis Downtown
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$35 - $70
Adult Advance Purchase
$30 - $45
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Chicago Amtrak to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110

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