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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Rockford by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL 1485 / ...

$57 - $78

4 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Harvard Up-Nw
  2. Take a taxi from Harvard to Rockford

$112 - $146

Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL 8960

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Rockford 90.5 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago Midway Airport to Rockford 90.6 miles

$220 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Rockford is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Rockford is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Rockford is 77 miles. The road distance is 90.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Rockford without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Rockford, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Rockford is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Rockford.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Rockford. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Rockford.
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  • Distance: 77.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Rockford, IL, USA?

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Rockford once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Harvard
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harvard to Rockford
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport to Rockford
Estimated price
$220 - $300

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