There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Portage Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Portage Amtrak Empire Builder

$35 - $95

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4716 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Portage, WI - Amtrak 112

$41 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Portage Station 179.4 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Portage Station is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Portage Station is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Portage Station is 149 miles. The road distance is 179.4 miles.

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The train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Portage Amtrak takes 3 h 16 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Portage Station. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Portage, WI - Amtrak via Milwaukee, WI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Portage Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Portage Station is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $80 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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Chicago to Portage Station bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Green Bay, Wi station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Portage Station.
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  • Distance: 149.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Portage Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Portage Station via Milwaukee, Wi and Milwaukee, WI in around 5 h 35 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Portage Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Portage, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com

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