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There are 5 ways to get from House on the Rock to Chicago by car, train, bus, plane or taxi

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Drive, train  •  4 h 55 min

  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

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  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 8960

$80 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

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

$19 - $29

Bus to Dubuque, fly  •  4 h 31 min

  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  •  5 h 35 min

  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

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

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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 3 h 31 min.

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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 5 h 30 min and costs $80 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min 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 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between House on the Rock to Chicago is 199 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min 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 557+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $99 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: 4 h 55 min

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 – Dutchmill Park & Ride, and Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R in around 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portage Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 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 Dodgeville, WI to Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
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
1 h 10 min
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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.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
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Park and Ride to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from Highland & Observatory to North Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com
Other operators
Taxi from House on the Rock to Dodgeville, WI
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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