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

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Train, bus  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Oshkosh, WI 210

$45 - $63

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Bus  •  4h 51m

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

$28 - $47

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Train, bus via Oshkosh Amtrak Bus Stop  •  4h 20m

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

$46 - $63

Night bus, bus  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the night bus from Chicago Amtrak to Milwaukee "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Oshkosh Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...

$35 - $48

Drive  •  3h 1m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Oshkosh 174.9 miles

$17 - $25

Fly to Appleton  •  3h 3m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Appleton (ATW) ORD - ATW

$188 - $415

Fly to Green Bay, bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Green Bay (GRB) ORD - GRB
  2. Take the bus from Green Bay - De Pere Amtrak Bus Stop to Oshkosh Amtrak Bus Stop

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The most affordable way to get from Chicago to Oshkosh is to drive, which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Oshkosh is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Oshkosh. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Oshkosh Amtrak Bus Stop via Milwaukee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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The distance between Chicago and Oshkosh is 156 miles. The road distance is 174.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Oshkosh without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 9m and costs $45 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Chicago to Oshkosh, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Oshkosh is to bus which takes 4h 51m and costs $27 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $180 - $420 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Appleton Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Chicago to Oshkosh bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oshkosh Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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  • Distance: 156.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

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

You can take a bus from Chicago to Oshkosh via Milwaukee in around 4h 51m. Alternatively, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Chicago to Oshkosh every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
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 Milwaukee, WI to Oshkosh, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Oshkosh
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
golamers.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
Bus from Milwaukee to Oshkosh Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Green Bay - De Pere Amtrak Bus Stop to Oshkosh Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Oshkosh is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3h 1m to drive from Chicago to Oshkosh.

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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 17+ hotels available in Oshkosh. 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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