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

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

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Wausau/Marshfield (CWA) ORD - CWA
  2. Take a taxi from Wausau/Marshfield to Wisconsin Rapids

$182 - $610

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Park and Ride 8960
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park and Ride to Wisconsin Rapids, WI 112

$37 - $56

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Portage Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Portage, WI - Amtrak to Wisconsin Rapids, WI 112

$68 - $128

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4716 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Wisconsin Rapids, WI 112

$63 - $94

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Wisconsin Rapids 248.7 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Rapids is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Rapids is to fly and taxi which costs $180 - $650 and takes 3 h 25 min.

More details

The distance between Chicago and Wisconsin Rapids is 207 miles. The road distance is 248.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Chicago to Wisconsin Rapids, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Chicago to Wisconsin Rapids via Milwaukee, Wi, Milwaukee, WI, and Wisconsin Rapids, WI in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
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 Portage Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Portage, WI - Amtrak to Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park and Ride to Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
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 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
Other operators
Taxi from Wausau/Marshfield to Wisconsin Rapids
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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