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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells by train, bus, car or plane

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  • Distance: 163.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3 hours 34 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells via Madison, WI University, Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin, and Portage Amtrak in around 6 hours 33 minutes.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Avg. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to La Crosse
Avg. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Avg. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Avg. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Train from La Crosse Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Madison, WI University
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak
Avg. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com

How far is it from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells?

The distance between Chicago and Wisconsin Dells is 262 km. The road distance is 315 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which costs $24 and takes 3 hours 20 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells?

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which takes 3 hours 20 minutes and costs $24.

Is there a direct train between Chicago and Wisconsin Dells?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Wisconsin Dells Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 hours 34 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells?

The train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak takes 3 hours 34 minutes including transfers and departs three times a day.