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There are 4 ways to get from Milwaukee to Rockford by bus, train, taxi 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.

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Bus Lamers Bus Lines  •  3 h 50 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

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Harvard
  3. Take a taxi from Harvard to Rockford

$138 - $201

2 alternative options

Bus via Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St  •  4 h 15 min

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

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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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Rockford without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Milwaukee to Rockford, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Rockford is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Milwaukee to Rockford.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Rockford. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Rockford.
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  • Distance: 80.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Milwaukee to Rockford via Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park and Ride, Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R, and Rockford, IL in around 3 h 50 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Harvard
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
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 30 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
Megabus
Other operators
Taxi from Harvard to Rockford
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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