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There are 6 ways to get from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly from La Crosse  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Fly from La Crosse (LSE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LSE - ORD

$164 - $666

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Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from La Crosse Amtrak to Glenview Amtrak Empire Builder

$53 - $127

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Shuttle to Rochester, fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from La Crosse Amtrak Station to Rochester Airport
  2. Fly from Rochester (RST) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) RST - ORD

$182 - $744

Bus Badger Bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison College Connection
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport

$68

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from La Crosse, WI to Milwaukee 965
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport Airport Express to Chicago O'hare / ...

$66 - $96

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 270.5 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $160 - $700 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, there are services departing from La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall and arriving at Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport via Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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The distance between La Crosse and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 212 miles. The road distance is 270.5 miles.

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The best way to get from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by Badger Bus, depart from La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall station.

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The best way to get from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $160 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 5 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs $68 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from La Crosse Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 9 min.

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La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, arrive at Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport station.

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Map of how to get from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 211.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between La Crosse, WI, USA and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA?

American Airlines flies from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 La Crosse Amtrak to Glenview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Groome Transport
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from La Crosse Amtrak Station to Rochester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from La Crosse, WI to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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Yes, the driving distance between La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 271 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to drive from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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

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There are 259+ hotels available in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from La Crosse to La Crosse Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $13 - $17.

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Trips to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)