There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Green Bay by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to General Mitchell Intl. Airport Amtrak Station Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from General Mitchell Intl. Airport Amtrak Station to Green Bay Amtrak Station 8539

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Bus, night bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI Chicago
  2. Take the night bus from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Green Bay Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...

$29 - $50

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Train, bus  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Green Bay, WI 916 / ...

$52 - $78

Bus via Milwaukee  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4712 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Green Bay, WI 916 / ...

$42 - $63

Bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Green Bay, Wi 4716

$29 - $40

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Green Bay 206.4 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to Green Bay  •  2h 54m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Green Bay (GRB) ORD - GRB

$152 - $215

Fly to Appleton, bus  •  4h 29m

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

$156 - $396

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Green Bay is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Green Bay is to fly which costs $150 - $220 and takes 2h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Green Bay, Wi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Chicago and Green Bay is 185 miles. The road distance is 206.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Green Bay without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 4h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Chicago to Green Bay, including transfers.

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Chicago to Green Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Green Bay is to bus via Milwaukee which takes 5h 35m and costs $40 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $220 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Green Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Chicago to Green Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Green Bay, Wi station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Green Bay.
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  • Distance: 184.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Chicago to Green Bay via Milwaukee, Wi and Milwaukee in around 5h 35m. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Green Bay every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $340
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $350
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 General Mitchell Intl. Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from General Mitchell Intl. Airport Amtrak Station to Green Bay Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Green Bay Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
golamers.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
golamers.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
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Chicago, Il to Green Bay, Wi
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Megabus
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Milwaukee, WI to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Green Bay is 206 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Chicago to Green Bay.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Green Bay Airport.

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Book your Chicago to Green Bay bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Green Bay. 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 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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