There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Manitowish Waters by plane, taxi, car, train or bus

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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Fly to Ironwood, taxi  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Ironwood (IWD) ORD - IWD
  2. Take a taxi from Ironwood to Manitowish Waters

$117 - $215

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI
  3. Take the bus from Escanaba, MI to Wakefield

$105 - $179

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Fly to Wausau/Marshfield, taxi  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Wausau/Marshfield (CWA) ORD - CWA
  2. Take a taxi from Wausau/Marshfield to Manitowish Waters

$262 - $705

Fly to Hancock, drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Hancock (CMX) ORD - CMX
  2. Drive from Hancock to Manitowish Waters

$110 - $394

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI
  3. Take the bus from Escanaba, MI to Wakefield

$118 - $204

Train, bus, taxi  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from St. Paul to Duluth, MN 907
  3. Take the bus from Duluth Transportation Center East to Hurley, WI
  4. Take a taxi from Hurley, WI to Manitowish Waters

$155 - $295

Bus  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Green Bay, Wi
  2. Take the bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Escanaba
  3. Take the bus from Escanaba, MI to Wakefield

$105 - $169

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Manitowish Waters 365.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Manitowish Waters is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Manitowish Waters is to fly and taxi which costs $260 - $750 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Manitowish Waters is 317 miles. The road distance is 365.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Manitowish Waters without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 14 h 58 min and costs $110 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Chicago to Manitowish Waters, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Ironwood Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Manitowish Waters is 365 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to drive from Chicago to Manitowish Waters.

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Air Choice One offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Ironwood Airport.

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The nearest airport to Manitowish Waters is Ironwood (IWD) Airport which is 29.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Rhinelander (RHI) (40.9 miles), Wausau/Marshfield (CWA) (94.4 miles) and Duluth (DLH) (120.1 miles).

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

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Manitowish Waters.
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  • Distance: 316.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Manitowish Waters, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Manitowish Waters via Milwaukee, Wi, Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak, Escanaba, MI, and Wakefield in around 15 h 19 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hancock
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ironwood
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
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 Escanaba, MI to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Duluth Transportation Center East to Hurley, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.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
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
Bus from Chicago, Il to Green Bay, Wi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from St. Paul to Duluth, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ironwood to Manitowish Waters
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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