There are 10 ways to get from Mankato to Rockford by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from St Paul, MN to Madison - Langdon & N Park
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Rockford, IL

Cheapest option

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MSP - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford

$119 - $311

8 alternative options

Bus Badger Bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN - Mall of America to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Rockford, IL

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Madison 965
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Rockford, IL

Bus, train  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Columbus Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, WI - Amtrak to Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride 105
  4. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Rockford, IL

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Mankato to Rockford 360.9 miles

$35 - $55

Shuttle to Rochester, fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
  2. Fly from Rochester (RST) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) RST - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford

$214 - $836

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Madison, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Madison (MSN) MSP - MSN
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Rockford, IL

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Chicago Midway, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MSP - MDW
  3. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford

$141 - $387

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Milwaukee (MKE) MSP - MKE
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  4. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford

$209 - $476

Questions & Answers

The distance between Mankato and Rockford is 281 miles. The road distance is 360.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Mankato to Rockford without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 48 min to get from Mankato to Rockford, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to Rockford is 361 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to drive from Mankato to Rockford.

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Air Choice One, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Rockford. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mankato to Rochester Airport is to shuttle which takes 2 h 45 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Mankato to Rockford.
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  • Distance: 281.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 48 min

What companies run services between Mankato, MN, USA and Rockford, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Mankato to Rockford via MSP Airport, Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper, Union Depot Station & Terminal, St Paul, MN, Madison - Langdon & N Park, Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St, and Rockford, IL in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Minneapolis to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare via Mason City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Columbus Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 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 - $310
Bus operators
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Shuttle from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $65
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Megabus
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN - Mall of America to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Madison
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Columbus, WI - Amtrak to Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Burlington Trailways
Coach USA

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