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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Green Bay by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly to Green Bay  •  2h 50m

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

$182 - $415

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Bus  •  5h 15m

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

$32 - $62

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Fly to Appleton, bus  •  4h 31m

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

$156 - $407

Train, bus  •  4h 44m

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

$50 - $78

Night bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from Chicago Amtrak to Milwaukee "Greyhound"
  2. Take the night bus from Milwaukee, WI to Green Bay, WI 1490 / ...

$32 - $46

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Green Bay 206.1 miles

$20 - $30

Chicago to Green Bay by night bus

The night bus journey time between Chicago and Green Bay is around 25h 30m and covers a distance of around 213 miles. The fastest night bus normally takes 25h 30m. Operated by Greyhound USA, Indian Trails and Amtrak, the Chicago to Green Bay night bus service departs from Chicago Amtrak and arrives in Green Bay, WI. Typically six night buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Green Bay is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Green Bay is 2 metres.

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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 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Green Bay is to fly which costs $180 - $420 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Green Bay. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Green Bay, WI via Milwaukee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Chicago and Green Bay is 185 miles. The road distance is 206.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Green Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 44m and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Chicago to Green Bay, including transfers.

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Chicago to Green Bay bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chicago station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Green Bay is to fly which takes 2h 50m and costs $180 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Green Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Chicago to Green Bay bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, 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: 2h 50m

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

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Chicago to Green Bay every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Green Bay via Milwaukee, WI and Milwaukee in around 5h 15m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
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 Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
golamers.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
$23 - $40
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jeffersonlines.com
Megabus
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
Night bus from Chicago Amtrak to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Milwaukee, WI to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Milwaukee to Green Bay Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Green Bay is 206 miles. It takes approximately 3h 32m 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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There are 47+ 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 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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