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

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Empire Builder

$40 - $100

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4716 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Wisconsin Dells, Wi 4720 / ...

$50 - $96

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells 196.8 miles

$19 - $28

Fly to La Crosse, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to La Crosse (LSE) ORD - LSE
  2. Take the train from La Crosse Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak

$191 - $729

Fly to Milwaukee, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Milwaukee (MKE) ORD - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak

$144 - $461

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $19 - $28.

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

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

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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 h 34 min.

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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 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells via Milwaukee, Wi and Wisconsin Dells, Wi in around 4 h 56 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
47 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
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
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
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
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
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Wisconsin Dells, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40

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