There are 4 ways to get from La Crosse to Eau Claire by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from La Crosse Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from St. Paul to Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI 915

$57 - $109

3 alternative options

Bus Badger Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall to Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota College Connection
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis to Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI 915

$69 - $79

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from La Crosse, WI to Minneapolis, MN 966
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI 915

$62 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from La Crosse to Eau Claire 91.8 miles

$9 - $13

What companies run services between La Crosse, WI, USA and Eau Claire, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from La Crosse to Eau Claire via Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota and Minneapolis in around 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from La Crosse Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from St. Paul to Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis to Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from La Crosse, WI to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall to Minneapolis, MN - U. of Minnesota
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between La Crosse and Eau Claire is 114 km. The road distance is 147 km.

The cheapest way to get from La Crosse to Eau Claire is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from La Crosse to Eau Claire is to drive which takes 1 h 48 min and costs $9 - $13.

No, there is no direct bus from La Crosse to Eau Claire. However, there are services departing from La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall and arriving at Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI via Minneapolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from La Crosse to Eau Claire, including transfers.