There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Platteville by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park From Midway/Downtown / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Platteville 122

$53 - $58

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Train, bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St 112
  3. Take the bus from Madison to Platteville 122

$55 - $92

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Platteville 185.8 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Dubuque, line 121 bus  •  4h 26m

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

$193 - $409

Fly to Madison, bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN) ORD - MSN
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Platteville

$215 - $583

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Platteville is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Platteville is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago station to Platteville. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Platteville via Madison. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Platteville without a car is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs $50 - $60.

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

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Chicago to Platteville bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dubuque Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Chicago to Platteville bus services, operated by Lamers Bus Lines, arrive at Platteville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Platteville is 186 miles. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Chicago to Platteville.

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  • Distance: 158.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

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

You can take a bus from Chicago to Platteville via Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park and Madison in around 6h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
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.

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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
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison to Platteville
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
golamers.com
Bus from Dubuque, IA to Platteville
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
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
$16 - $24
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.

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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 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.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

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

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There are five+ hotels available in Platteville. 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 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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