There are 8 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells 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 to La Crosse, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to La Crosse (LSE) ORD - LSE
  2. Take the train from La Crosse Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak

$189 - $698

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Empire Builder

$42 - $105

6 alternative options

Fly to Milwaukee, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Milwaukee (MKE) ORD - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak

$145 - $436

Fly to Madison, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN) ORD - MSN
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak

$231 - $600

Fly to Wausau/Marshfield, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Wausau/Marshfield (CWA) ORD - CWA
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wausau / Rothschild, WI to Portage, WI – Amtrak

Fly to Appleton, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Appleton (ATW) ORD - ATW
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI
  3. Take the train from Columbus Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak

$285 - $684

Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Wisconsin Dells, Wi 4720 / ...

$57 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells 183.5 miles

$18 - $26

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

You can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells via Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak, Milwaukee, Wi, and Wisconsin Dells, Wi in around 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 34 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from La Crosse Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Columbus Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Bus operators
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wausau / Rothschild, WI to Portage, WI – Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Wisconsin Dells, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Wisconsin Dells is 238 km. The road distance is 294 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $18 - $26.

It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells, including transfers.

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