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There are 7 ways to get from Naval Station Great Lakes to Brainerd Airport (BRD) by train, plane, bus, taxi or car

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Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly

  1. Take the train from Great Lakes to Clybourn
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Brainerd (BRD)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E) to Minneapolis
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Brainerd, MN

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Bus to Milwaukee, fly

  1. Take the bus from Kenosha - Metro Train Station to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Brainerd (BRD)

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Great Lakes to Chicago OTC
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Staples Amtrak Station
  3. Take a taxi from Staples Amtrak Station to Brainerd Airport (BRD)

Train, bus via Saint Paul

  1. Take the train from Great Lakes to Chicago OTC
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Brainerd, MN

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Great Lakes to Chicago OTC
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis Downtown
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis / St Paul Airport to Perkins Restaurant & Bakery - Brainerd

Drive

  1. Drive from Naval Station Great Lakes to Brainerd Airport (BRD)

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The cost-effective way to get from Naval Station Great Lakes to Brainerd Airport (BRD) is to drive, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Naval Station Great Lakes to Brainerd Airport (BRD) is to train and fly which costs $360 - $600 and takes 6h 30m.

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The distance between Naval Station Great Lakes and Brainerd Airport (BRD) is 422 miles. The road distance is 523.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Naval Station Great Lakes to Brainerd Airport (BRD) without a car is to train and taxi which takes 14h 25m and costs $150 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Naval Station Great Lakes to Brainerd Airport (BRD), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Brainerd Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Naval Station Great Lakes to Brainerd Airport (BRD) is 523 miles. It takes approximately 8h 53m to drive from Naval Station Great Lakes to Brainerd Airport (BRD).

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Brainerd Airport.

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Map of how to get from Naval Station Great Lakes to Brainerd Airport (BRD).
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  • Distance: 422.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Naval Station Great Lakes, IL, USA and Brainerd Airport (BRD), USA?

You can take a bus from Naval Station Great Lakes to Brainerd Airport (BRD) via Great Lakes, Highland Park, Highland Park Metra Station, Howard CTA Station, Cumberland CTA Station, Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN, and Brainerd, MN in around 17h 41m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Brainerd via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Brainerd via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Milwaukee to Brainerd via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metra.com
Train from Great Lakes to Clybourn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Metra
Train from Great Lakes to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Metra
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Staples Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Wisconsin Coach Lines
Phone
+1 262-671-2538
Email
wisconsincoach@coachusa.com
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Kenosha - Metro Train Station to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Child 5-12
$6 - $9
Adult
$12 - $17
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Brainerd, MN
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis Downtown
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$35 - $65
Adult Advance Purchase
$30 - $45
Groome Transportation
Phone
+1 320-316-0943
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Minneapolis / St Paul Airport to Perkins Restaurant & Bakery - Brainerd
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E) to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Other operators
Taxi from Staples Amtrak Station to Brainerd Airport (BRD)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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