There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Rothbury by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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

Train, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Grand Rapids Amtrak Pere Marquette
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi 4590 / ...

$100 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus via Kalamazoo, Mi  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi

$90 - $185

6 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI 1482
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi 4590 / ...

$91 - $137

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Rothbury 206.9 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Muskegon  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Muskegon (MKG) ORD - MKG

$232 - $440

Fly Chicago Midway to Manistee, taxi  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manistee (MBL) MDW - MBL
  2. Take a taxi from Manistee to Rothbury

$192 - $334

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Grand Rapids, line 6 bus, bus, taxi  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Grand Rapids (GRR) ORD - GRR
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Central Station
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
  4. Take a taxi from Muskegon, Mi to Rothbury

$137 - $333

Fly Chicago Midway to Grand Rapids, line 6 bus, bus, taxi  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Grand Rapids (GRR) MDW - GRR
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Central Station
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
  4. Take a taxi from Muskegon, Mi to Rothbury

$152 - $442

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Rothbury is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Rothbury is to fly which costs $230 - $440 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Rothbury is 131 miles. The road distance is 206.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Chicago to Rothbury, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Chicago to Rothbury via Kalamazoo, Mi, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, MI, Grand Rapids, Mi, and Muskegon, Mi in around 6 h 19 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Chicago to Rothbury twice daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Muskegon
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Texas Sky
Website
texassky.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manistee
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
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 Grand Rapids Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Grand Rapids, Mi to Muskegon, Mi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Rapid Transport
Phone
+1 616-456-7514
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Central Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridetherapid.org
Other operators
Taxi from Manistee to Rothbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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