There are 7 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  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Dubuque, IA 1486

$49 - $68

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Park and Ride 8960
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride to Platteville, WI - UW 122

$20 - $26

5 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison, WI University via Minneapolis
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Platteville, WI - UW 122

$37 - $54

Train, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison 966
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Platteville, WI - UW 122

$67 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Platteville 185.8 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Dubuque, line 121 bus  •  4 h 16 min

  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  •  6 h 43 min

  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 3 h 43 min.

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

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The distance between Chicago and Platteville is 253 km. The road distance is 297 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Chicago to Platteville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Platteville. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Platteville, WI - UW via Dubuque, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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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 $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Platteville, WI - UW
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride to Platteville, WI - UW
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Dubuque, IA to Platteville, WI - UW
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com

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