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.

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Bus via Bloomington  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from Mall of America - IKEA - Bloomington to UW Madison - Langdon St
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Rockford Amtrak Station

Cheapest option

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6h 27m

  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 - OHare Airport to Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal

$129 - $261

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Bus  •  11h 55m

  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 & N Park to Rockford Amtrak Station

Bus via Minneapolis  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison - Langdon & N Park
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Rockford Amtrak Station

Bus, train  •  12h 31m

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

$150 - $195

Drive  •  6h 4m

  1. Drive from Mankato to Rockford 360.9 miles

$35 - $55

Shuttle to Rochester, fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  7h 8m

  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 - OHare Airport to Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal

$179 - $416

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Chicago Midway, bus  •  7h 27m

  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 Union Station to Rockford Amtrak Station

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Madison, bus  •  8h 18m

  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 & N Park to Rockford Amtrak Station

Bus to Minneapolis, fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  8h 38m

  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 O'Hare Term 1,2,3
  4. Take the bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal

$263 - $466

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mankato to Rockford is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Mankato to Rockford is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 4m.

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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 via Bloomington which takes 11h 3m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 3m 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 1h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mankato to Rockford is 361 miles. It takes approximately 6h 4m to drive from Mankato to Rockford.

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Sun Country Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Rockford. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mankato to Rochester Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 45m and costs $11 - $65.

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

You can take a bus from Mankato to Rockford via MSP Airport, Minneapolis / St Paul Airport, Mall of America, Mall of America - IKEA - Bloomington, UW Madison - Langdon St, Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park, and Rockford Amtrak Station in around 11h 3m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $290
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Columbus Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Land to Air Express
Website
landtoairexpress.com
Bus from Mankato, MN to MSP Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Shuttle from Mankato, MN to Rochester - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $65
Schedules at
landtoairexpress.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Mall of America - IKEA - Bloomington to UW Madison - Langdon St
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 Rockford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Rockford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Rockford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.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
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Madison - Langdon & N Park
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Columbus to Madison
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
golamers.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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Rockford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Wisconsin Coach Lines
Phone
+1 262-671-2538
Email
wisconsincoach@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to O'Hare Term 1,2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Airport fares
$19 - $30

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