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There are 7 ways to get from Grand Central Station to House on the Rock 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, drive

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison
  3. Drive from Madison to House on the Rock

6 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison Dutch Mill Park and Ride
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI

Bus via O'Hare

  1. Take the bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI

Drive

  1. Drive from Grand Central Station to House on the Rock

Fly to Madison, taxi

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN)
  2. Take a taxi from Madison to House on the Rock

Fly to Dubuque, drive

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dubuque (DBQ)
  2. Drive from Dubuque to House on the Rock

Fly to La Crosse, drive

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to La Crosse (LSE)
  2. Drive from La Crosse to House on the Rock
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in House on the Rock is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in House on the Rock is recommended.

The social distance requirement in House on the Rock is 2 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Grand Central Station to House on the Rock is to drive, which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Station to House on the Rock is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 25m.

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The distance between Grand Central Station and House on the Rock is 154 miles. The road distance is 198.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Station to House on the Rock without a car is to bus which takes 6h 32m and costs $75 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Grand Central Station to House on the Rock, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Madison Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Station to House on the Rock is 198 miles. It takes approximately 3h 25m to drive from Grand Central Station to House on the Rock.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Madison Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in House on the Rock. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Station to House on the Rock.
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  • Distance: 153.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Grand Central Station, IL, USA and House on the Rock, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Grand Central Station to House on the Rock via Chicago Union Station, Madison Dutch Mill Park and Ride, Madison, and Dodgeville, WI in around 6h 32m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dubuque
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus 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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Amtrak
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison Dutch Mill Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Amtrak
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to Madison, WI-Lake St.
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusa.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison to Dodgeville, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
golamers.com
Adult
$14 - $19
Other operators
Taxi from Madison to House on the Rock
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Union Cab of Madison
Phone
+1 608-242-2000
Website
unioncab.com
Madison Taxi
Phone
+1 608-255-8294
Website
madtaxi.com
Green Cab of Madison
Phone
+1 608-255-1234
Website
greencabmadison.com

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