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

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Recommended option

Line 14 bus, train  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Southridge & Edgerton to Wisconsin & N8 14
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station Hiawatha Service

$29 - $44

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Line 14 bus, bus  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Southridge & Edgerton to Wisconsin & N8 14
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago Minneapolis

$10 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Chicago "Greyhound"

$18 - $26

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Greendale to Chicago 87.4 miles

$8 - $13

Line 14 bus, fly  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Southridge & Edgerton to Wisconsin & N8
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKE - ORD

$107 - $262

Greendale to Chicago by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Greendale and Chicago is around 2h 27m and covers a distance of around 95 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 7m. Operated by Milwaukee County Transit and Amtrak, the Greendale to Chicago service departs from Southridge & Edgerton and arrives in Chicago Union Station. Typically 48 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 27m
Fastest journey time:
2h 7m
Services per week:
48
Cheapest price:
$29
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:29
Last service departs at:
18:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Greendale to Chicago bus, walk and train schedules

Greendale → Chicago
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The cheapest way to get from Greendale to Chicago is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Greendale to Chicago is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greendale to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Southridge & Edgerton and arriving at Chicago via Milwaukee, WI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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It is 76 miles from Greendale to Chicago. It is approximately 87.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Greendale to Chicago without a car is to line 14 bus and train which takes 3h 15m and costs $29 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Greendale to Chicago, including transfers.

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Greendale to Chicago bus services, operated by Milwaukee County Transit, depart from Southridge & Edgerton station.

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The quickest flight from Milwaukee Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Greendale to Chicago bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Chicago station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greendale to Chicago is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Greendale to Chicago.

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  • Distance: 76.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Greendale to Chicago via Wisconsin & N8 and Milwaukee, WI in around 3h 26m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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 Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Milwaukee County Transit
Website
ridemcts.com
Bus from Southridge & Edgerton to Wisconsin & N8
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ridemcts.com
Megabus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Chicago
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50

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