There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Black River Falls by train, taxi, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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

Train, taxi  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Tomah Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take a taxi from Tomah Amtrak to Black River Falls

$81 - $163

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Bus Greyhound USA, taxi  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Tomah, Wi
  3. Take a taxi from Tomah, Wi to Black River Falls

$73 - $135

6 alternative options

Bus Megabus, taxi  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Sparta, WI 966
  3. Take a taxi from Sparta, WI to Black River Falls

$81 - $113

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Black River Falls 269.6 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to La Crosse, taxi  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to La Crosse (LSE) ORD - LSE
  2. Take a taxi from La Crosse to Black River Falls

$212 - $735

Fly to Eau Claire, drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Eau Claire (EAU) ORD - EAU
  2. Drive from Eau Claire to Black River Falls

$97 - $203

Fly to Wausau/Marshfield, taxi  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Wausau/Marshfield (CWA) ORD - CWA
  2. Take a taxi from Wausau/Marshfield to Black River Falls

$242 - $685

Fly to Rochester, shuttle, taxi  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Rochester (RST) ORD - RST
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rochester Airport to La Crosse Amtrak Station
  3. Take a taxi from La Crosse Amtrak Station to Black River Falls

$242 - $825

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Black River Falls is 234 miles. The road distance is 269.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Black River Falls without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Chicago to Black River Falls, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to La Crosse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Black River Falls is 270 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Chicago to Black River Falls.

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Black River Falls. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Black River Falls.
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  • Distance: 234.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Black River Falls, WI, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Black River Falls. However, you can take the train to Tomah Amtrak then take the taxi to Black River Falls. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Milwaukee, Wi, take the bus to Tomah, Wi, then take the taxi to Black River Falls.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eau Claire
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Tomah Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Tomah, Wi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Sparta, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Groome Transport
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Rochester Airport to La Crosse Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tomah Amtrak to Black River Falls
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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