There are 9 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.

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Train, bus  •  8 h 40 min

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

$88 - $141

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4712 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI 8539 / ...

$60 - $118

7 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 59 min

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

$72 - $142

Bus, Amtrak Thruway via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport  •  10 h 21 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 Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI 8539 / ...

$67 - $123

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 19 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 36 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 11 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

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Appleton, bus  •  8 h 18 min

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

$285 - $693

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Escanaba without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 40 min and costs .

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

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Marquette Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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Escanaba is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 5:11 AM in Chicago and 6:11 AM in Escanaba.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Escanaba is 318 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from Chicago to Escanaba.

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

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There are nine+ hotels available in Escanaba. 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 Escanaba.
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  • Distance: 270.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 40 min

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 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Marquette
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manistee
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $250
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 Milwaukee Intermodal Station
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 - $220
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
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak 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
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

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 Appleton, Wi to Green Bay, Wi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
Coach USA
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Green Bay, WI - Metro
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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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