Directions from Joliet to Rockford

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Ri
  2. 1486

$56 - $79

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. 755
  2. 1486

$57 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. 93.8 miles

$9 - $14

What companies run services between Joliet, IL, USA and Rockford, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Joliet to Rockford via Rte 53 & Old Chicago Dr, Bolingbrook/Old Chicago Park-n-Ride, Union Station, Chicago, and Rockford in around 5 h 54 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago to Rockford
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Bolingbrook/Old Chicago Park-n-Ride to Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Joliet and Rockford is 118 km. The road distance is 150 km.

The cheapest way to get from Joliet to Rockford is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Joliet to Rockford is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $9 - $14.

It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Joliet to Rockford, including transfers.