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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Manitowoc by train, bus, car, plane, taxi or night bus

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Train, bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Manitowoc Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...

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Bus via Milwaukee Airport (MKE)  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport 2511 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Manitowoc, WI 104

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Bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Milwaukee, WI Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Manitowoc Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...

Drive  •  2h 56m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Manitowoc 171.9 miles

Fly to Appleton, taxi  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Appleton (ATW) ORD - ATW
  2. Take a taxi from Appleton to Manitowoc

Fly to Green Bay, night bus  •  4h 36m

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

Fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Milwaukee (MKE) ORD - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Manitowoc Amtrak Bus Stop
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Manitowoc is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Manitowoc is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2h 56m.

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The distance between Chicago and Manitowoc is 154 miles. The road distance is 171.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Manitowoc without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 2m and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Chicago to Manitowoc, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Appleton Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Manitowoc is 172 miles. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Chicago to Manitowoc.

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

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There are 15+ hotels available in Manitowoc. 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 $1 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Manitowoc.
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  • Distance: 153.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

You can take a bus from Chicago to Manitowoc via Milwaukee and Manitowoc Amtrak Bus Stop in around 4h 33m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Manitowoc Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Amtrak
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
golamers.com
Adult
$18 - $25
Bus from Milwaukee to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
golamers.com
Adult
$20 - $27
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$15 - $50
Adult Advance Purchase
$9 - $13
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Green Bay, WI to Manitowoc, WI
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Website
Indian Trails
Children 2-16
$4 - $7
College students
$7 - $11
Senior Citizens 62+
$8 - $11
Other operators
Taxi from Appleton to Manitowoc
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Fox Valley Cab
Phone
+1 920-734-4545
Website
facebook.com
Appleton Yellow Taxi
Phone
+1 920-733-4444
Website
appletonyellowtaxi.com
Able Taxi and Tours
Phone
+1 920-265-7760
Website
abletaxiandtours.com

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