There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Delavan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Harvard Up-Nw

$65 - $82

2 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to South Beloit, IL 8960

$75 - $95

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Delavan 96.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Delavan is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Delavan is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Delavan is 74 miles. The road distance is 96.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Delavan without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $65 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Chicago to Delavan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Delavan is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $65 - $85. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway, which costs $75 - $95 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Delavan is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Chicago to Delavan.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Delavan. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 74.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Delavan, WI, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago to Delavan every 3 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a bus from Chicago to Delavan every 4 hours, and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Harvard
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus 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
Bus from Chicago, IL to South Beloit, IL
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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