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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Upper Peninsula of Michigan by plane, car, car ferry, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Marquette, drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Marquette (MQT) ORD - MQT
  2. Drive from Marquette to Upper Peninsula of Michigan

$89 - $396

6 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Manistee, drive, car ferry  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manistee (MBL) MDW - MBL
  2. Drive from Manistee to Ironton, MI
  3. Take the car ferry from Ironton, MI to Ironton, MI
  4. Drive from Ironton, MI to Upper Peninsula of Michigan

$94 - $219

Train, bus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Cedar River
  3. Take the bus from Cedar River to Escanaba
  4. Take the bus from Escanaba, MI to Manistique

$155 - $223

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI
  3. Take the bus from Escanaba, MI to Manistique

$148 - $238

Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Gladstone
  3. Take the bus from Gladstone to Manistique

$140 - $213

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI
  3. Take the bus from Escanaba, MI to Manistique

$143 - $219

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Upper Peninsula of Michigan 393 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Upper Peninsula of Michigan is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Upper Peninsula of Michigan is to fly and drive which costs $85 - $400 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Upper Peninsula of Michigan is 309 miles. The road distance is 393 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Upper Peninsula of Michigan without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 18 min and costs $150 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Chicago to Upper Peninsula of Michigan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Marquette Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Upper Peninsula of Michigan is 393 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to drive from Chicago to Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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

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There are three+ hotels available in Upper Peninsula of Michigan. 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 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
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  • Distance: 309.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Upper Peninsula of Michigan, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Upper Peninsula of Michigan via Milwaukee, Wi, Milwaukee, Gladstone, and Manistique in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Marquette
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manistee
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $250
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
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Cedar River
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Cedar River to Escanaba
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Escanaba, MI to Manistique
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Escanaba
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Gladstone to Manistique
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Escanaba, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Coach USA
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Ironton, MI to Ironton, MI
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4

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