There are 10 ways to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$74 - $159

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit

$44 - $59

8 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Detroit Amtrak 5508

$53 - $101

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Rochester Hills 294.1 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Chicago Midway to Detroit, train  •  5 h 30 min

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

$166 - $332

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Detroit, train, taxi  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW
  2. Take the train from Dearborn Amtrak to Troy Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Troy Amtrak to Rochester Hills

$156 - $383

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lansing, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lansing (LAN) ORD - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Southfield, Mi

$173 - $792

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Flint, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Flint (FNT) ORD - FNT
  2. Take the bus from Flint to Pontiac Amtrak

$108 - $435

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toledo, bus, line 461 bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toledo (TOL) ORD - TOL
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the line 461 bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Somerset Collection

$149 - $391

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Saginaw, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Saginaw (MBS) ORD - MBS
  2. Take the bus from Saginaw, MI to Pontiac Amtrak

$167 - $394

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Rochester Hills is 237 miles. The road distance is 294.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Rochester Hills without a car is to train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs $70 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min 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 5 h 51 min and costs $70 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $110 and takes 7 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Rochester Hills is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 9:45 AM in Chicago and 10:45 AM in Rochester Hills.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Rochester Hills is 294 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Chicago to Rochester Hills.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Detroit Airport.

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  • Distance: 236.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Rochester Hills 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Rochester Hills hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Troy Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from Dearborn Amtrak to Troy Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
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 Amtrak, Il to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Lansing, Mi to Southfield, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint to Pontiac Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Saginaw, MI to Pontiac Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Somerset Collection
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Other operators
Taxi from Troy Amtrak to Rochester Hills
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Metroride
Phone
+1 248-666-2110
Website
metroride.com
Southfield Cab Express
Phone
+1 248-631-6660
Ace Cars Transportation
Phone
+1 313-412-6333
Website
squareup.com

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There are 114+ hotels available in Rochester Hills. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs $2 - $4.

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