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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Fort McCoy by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Tomah Amtrak Station Empire Builder

$66 - $87

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Bus  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Tomah "Greyhound"

$72 - $86

Drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Fort McCoy 250.6 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to La Crosse, taxi  •  3h 37m

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

$182 - $405

Fly to Eau Claire, bus  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Eau Claire (EAU) ORD - EAU
  2. Take the bus from Eau Claire to Tomah

$206 - $408

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Fort McCoy is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Fort McCoy is to fly and taxi which costs $180 - $410 and takes 3h 37m.

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It is 215 miles from Chicago to Fort McCoy. It is approximately 250.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Fort McCoy without a car is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Chicago to Fort McCoy, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Fort McCoy is to train which takes 4h 29m and costs $65 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $90 and takes 6h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to La Crosse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Fort McCoy is 251 miles. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Chicago to Fort McCoy.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to La Crosse Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Fort McCoy. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 214.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Tomah Amtrak Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Fort McCoy via Madison Amtrak Bus Stop, Madison, and Tomah in around 6h 29m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to La Crosse via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eau Claire
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Tomah Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Madison to Tomah
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Eau Claire to Tomah
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from La Crosse to Fort McCoy
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Coulee Region Taxi
Phone
+1-608-881-2050
Website
crtaxi.com

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