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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.

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Fly to La Crosse, train  •  3 h 40 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 8 min

  1. Take the train from Glenview Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Empire Builder

$39 - $100

6 alternative options

Fly to Milwaukee, train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$144 - $449

Fly to Madison, bus  •  5 h 20 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 27 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 17 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  •  6 h 48 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, WI to Portage, WI - Amtrak 112

$68 - $113

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

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

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

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.

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The quickest 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.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Wisconsin Dells is 149 miles. The road distance is 183.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells without a car is to train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs $35 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells is to train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs $35 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $120 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to La Crosse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells.

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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to La Crosse Airport.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Wisconsin Dells. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells.
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  • Distance: 149 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Wisconsin Dells via Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak, Milwaukee, WI, Portage, WI - Amtrak, and Portage Amtrak in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
58 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 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
52 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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 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 Glenview Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
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
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Portage, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
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

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