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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station Wolverine

$64 - $85

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Bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Detroit Amtrak "Greyhound"

$56 - $74

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kalamazoo Blue Water / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Pontiac, MI 1482 / ...

$70 - $99

Drive  •  4h 57m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Rochester Hills 294.4 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Flint, taxi  •  3h 33m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Flint (FNT) ORD - FNT
  2. Take a taxi from Flint to Rochester Hills

$242 - $505

Fly Chicago Midway to Detroit, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Pontiac Amtrak Station

$206 - $1,265

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Detroit, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Pontiac Amtrak Station

$102 - $275

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rochester Hills is 800-232-4636.

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The most affordable way to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills is to drive, which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills is to fly and taxi which costs $240 - $550 and takes 3h 33m.

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The distance between Chicago and Rochester Hills is 237 miles. The road distance is 294.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills without a car is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs $60 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $75 and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Flint Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Rochester Hills is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 9:19 PM in Chicago and 10:19 PM in Rochester Hills.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Rochester Hills is 294 miles. It takes approximately 4h 57m to drive from Chicago to Rochester Hills.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Flint Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills.
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  • Distance: 236.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 27m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Rochester Hills, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6h 15m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Detroit Amtrak once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 6h 50m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flint
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flint
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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 Pontiac Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Dearborn to Pontiac Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
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
Bus from Chicago to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Pontiac, MI
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Other operators
Taxi from Flint to Rochester Hills
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Hey Taxi!
Phone
+1 810-629-7080
Website
heytaxi.us
Aztec Taxi
Phone
+1 810-449-9740

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