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There are 8 ways to get from Bloomington to House on the Rock by train, car, bus, plane or taxi

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Recommended option

Train, drive

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Portage Amtrak
  3. Drive from Portage Amtrak to House on the Rock

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison Amtrak Bus Stop
  3. Take the bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI

Bus via Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)

  1. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R
  3. Take the bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bloomington Normal to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison
  3. Take the bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI

Drive

  1. Drive from Bloomington to House on the Rock

Fly Bloomington to Madison, taxi

  1. Fly from Bloomington (BMI) to Madison (MSN)
  2. Take a taxi from Madison to House on the Rock

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Madison, taxi

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN)
  3. Take a taxi from Madison to House on the Rock

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Dubuque, drive

  1. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dubuque (DBQ)
  3. Drive from Dubuque to House on the Rock
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in House on the Rock is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Bloomington to House on the Rock is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Bloomington to House on the Rock is to drive. Taking this option will cost $24 - $35 and takes 4h 16m.

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The distance between Bloomington and House on the Rock is 191 miles. The road distance is 249 miles.

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The best way to get from Bloomington to House on the Rock without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 36m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Bloomington to House on the Rock, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bloomington Airport to Madison Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 46m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bloomington to House on the Rock is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from Bloomington to House on the Rock.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Bloomington Airport to Madison Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in House on the Rock. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bloomington to Bloomington Airport is to bus which takes 32 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Bloomington to House on the Rock.
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  • Distance: 191.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 25m

What companies run services between Bloomington, IL, USA and House on the Rock, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Bloomington to House on the Rock via Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport, Chicago - OHare Airport, Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R, Madison, and Dodgeville, WI in around 9h 38m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bloomington to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $350
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Bloomington to Madison via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $600
Train operators
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 Bloomington-Normal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Chicago Union Station to Portage Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
golamers.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Phone
+1 800-448-0572
Email
ticketsales@peoriacharter.com
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Uptown Station to Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
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
Bus from Bloomington Normal to Chicago
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Chicago to Madison
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Other operators
Taxi from Madison to House on the Rock
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Union Cab of Madison
Phone
+1 608-242-2000
Website
unioncab.com
Madison Taxi
Phone
+1 608-255-8294
Website
madtaxi.com
Green Cab of Madison
Phone
+1 608-255-1234
Website
greencabmadison.com

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