There are 4 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Rockford by bus, subway, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford 1486

$53 - $74

3 alternative options

Subway, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL 8960

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Rockford 71.9 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Rockford 71.9 miles

$190 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Rockford is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Rockford is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Rockford is 65 miles. The road distance is 71.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Rockford without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 22 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Rockford, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Rockford is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Rockford.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Rockford. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Rockford.
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  • Distance: 64.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Rockford, IL, USA?

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Rockford once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Rockford
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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