There are 5 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to La Crosse by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to La Crosse (LSE) ORD - LSE

$164 - $641

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to La Crosse Amtrak Empire Builder

$52 - $135

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak Airport Express from Chicago O'hare
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to La Crosse 966

$62 - $98

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 8960
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall College Connection

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to La Crosse 271.5 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to La Crosse is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to La Crosse is to fly which costs $160 - $650 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and La Crosse is 212 miles. The road distance is 271.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to La Crosse, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to La Crosse. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport and arriving at La Crosse via Milwaukee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and La Crosse, WI, USA?

American Airlines flies from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to La Crosse 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to La Crosse 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 56 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to La Crosse Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Coach USA
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com

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