There are 5 ways to get from Milwaukee to Rockford by bus, train 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

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il 4923
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford 1486

$65 - $102

4 alternative options

Bus Lamers Bus Lines  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park and Ride 112
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Rockford, IL

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison 966
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Rockford, IL

Train, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Rockford 1486

$78 - $101

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Rockford 96.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Rockford is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Rockford is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Rockford is 81 miles. The road distance is 96.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Milwaukee to Rockford, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Rockford.
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  • Distance: 80.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Rockford, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Milwaukee to Rockford via Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il, Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL, and Rockford in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Burlington Trailways
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.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-Langdon & Park St to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com

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