• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Platteville by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Dubuque, IA 1485 / ...

$45 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Platteville, WI - UW 122

$37 - $54

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Platteville, WI - UW 122

$56 - $114

Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Platteville 185.8 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Dubuque, line 121 bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dubuque (DBQ) ORD - DBQ
  2. Take the line 121 bus from Dubuque, IA to Platteville, WI - UW

$198 - $414

Fly to Madison, bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN) ORD - MSN
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Platteville, WI - UW

$215 - $585

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Platteville is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 43m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Platteville is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 43m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Platteville. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Platteville, WI - UW via Dubuque, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

More details

The distance between Chicago and Platteville is 158 miles. The road distance is 185.8 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Chicago to Platteville without a car is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs $45 - $65.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Chicago to Platteville, including transfers.

More details

Chicago to Platteville bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Chicago, IL station.

More details

The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dubuque Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

Search flights

Chicago to Platteville bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Dubuque, IA station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Platteville is 186 miles. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from Chicago to Platteville.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Chicago to Platteville.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 158.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

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

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago to Platteville once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
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 - $220
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison - Langdon & N Park
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
megabus.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Platteville, WI - UW
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Dubuque, IA to Platteville, WI - UW
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
amtrak.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dubuque Airport.

Search flights

There are seven+ hotels available in Platteville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs $2 - $5.

More details