There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Escanaba by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Green Bay, WI 916
  3. Take the bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Escanaba

$88 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4716 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI 8539 / ...

$59 - $117

6 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI 8539 / ...

$72 - $142

Bus, Amtrak Thruway via Green Bay, WI  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Green Bay, WI - Transit 104
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Green Bay, WI to Escanaba, MI

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Escanaba 318.5 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Marquette, bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Marquette (MQT) ORD - MQT
  2. Take the bus from Gwinn to Escanaba

$129 - $446

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Green Bay (GRB) ORD - GRB
  2. Take the bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Escanaba

$181 - $352

Fly Chicago Midway to Manistee, drive, car ferry  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manistee (MBL) MDW - MBL
  2. Drive from Manistee to Ludington
  3. Take the car ferry from Ludington to Manitowoc
  4. Drive from Manitowoc to Escanaba

$145 - $266

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Escanaba is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Escanaba is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $450 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Escanaba is 270 miles. The road distance is 318.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Chicago to Escanaba, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Escanaba, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Escanaba via Milwaukee, Wi, Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak, and Escanaba in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Marquette
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Texas Sky
Website
texassky.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manistee
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI to Escanaba, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Escanaba
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Escanaba
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Gwinn to Escanaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Greyhound USA
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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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Coach USA
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Green Bay, WI - Transit
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Ferry operators
SS Badger
Website
ssbadger.com
Car ferry from Ludington to Manitowoc
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
ssbadger.com

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