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There are 8 ways to get from House on the Rock to Chicago by car, train, bus, 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.

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Drive, train  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from House on the Rock to Portage Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Portage Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder

$41 - $104

7 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Dodgeville, WI to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 121
  2. Take the bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Chicago

$66 - $87

Bus Vangalder Bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Dodgeville, WI to Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride 121
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Chicago, IL - Amtrak

$80 - $90

Bus, train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Dodgeville, WI to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 121
  2. Take the bus from UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Intermodal
  3. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station

$86 - $148

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from House on the Rock to Chicago 198.6 miles

$19 - $29

Bus to Dubuque, fly  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Dodgeville, WI to Dubuque, IA
  2. Fly from Dubuque (DBQ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DBQ - ORD

$236 - $459

Taxi, bus, line 02 bus to Madison, fly  •  5h 41m

  1. Take a taxi from House on the Rock to Dodgeville, WI
  2. Take the bus from Dodgeville, WI to Madison, WI - UW Hospital
  3. Take the line 02 bus from Highland & Observatory to North Transfer Point
  4. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MSN - ORD

$244 - $618

Bus, bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Dodgeville, WI to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
  2. Take the bus from UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
  3. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKE - ORD

$185 - $458

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from House on the Rock to Chicago is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from House on the Rock to Chicago is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 31m.

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The distance between House on the Rock and Chicago is 154 miles. The road distance is 198.6 miles.

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The best way to get from House on the Rock to Chicago without a car is to bus which takes 5h 51m and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from House on the Rock to Chicago, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dubuque Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Yes, the driving distance between House on the Rock to Chicago is 199 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from House on the Rock to Chicago.

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American Airlines offers flights from Dubuque Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 763+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from House on the Rock to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 154.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between House on the Rock, WI, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from House on the Rock to Chicago via Dodgeville, WI, Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin, and Madison - Langdon & N Park in around 5h 51m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portage Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
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
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Dodgeville, WI to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Dodgeville, WI to Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Dodgeville, WI to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Dodgeville, WI to Madison, WI - UW Hospital
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Chicago
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Milwaukee, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
megabus.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Intermodal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
amtrak.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Intermodal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Bus from UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from Highland & Observatory to North Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com
Other operators
Taxi from House on the Rock to Dodgeville, WI
Ave. Duration
16m
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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