There are 6 ways to get from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Rockford by train, bus, car or towncar

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  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Rockford, IL

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a town car from Milwaukee Airport to Rockford 92.7 miles

$250 - $310

4 alternative options

Bus Coach USA  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Rockford, IL - Clock Tower

Bus Lamers Bus Lines  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park and Ride 111
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Rockford, IL

Bus Badger Bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison College Connection
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI University to Rockford, IL

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Rockford 92.7 miles

$9 - $14

What companies run services between Milwaukee Airport (MKE), USA and Rockford, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Rockford via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport and Rockford, IL - Clock Tower in around 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Rockford, IL - Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Bus from Madison, WI University to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Milwaukee Airport to Rockford
Estimated price
$250 - $310

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milwaukee Airport (MKE) and Rockford is 123 km. The road distance is 148 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Rockford is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Rockford is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs $9 - $14.

It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Rockford, including transfers.