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There are 5 ways to get from Oak Creek to Chicago by bus, train, subway, car or plane

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Line 48 bus, train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 48 bus from Chicago & Edison #1502 to Wisconsin & Vel Phillips #407 48
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station Hiawatha Service

$27

Cheapest option

Line 15 bus, bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Chicago & Mackinac to Water & Wisconsin #736 15
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Chicago

$15 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport Airport Express to Chicago O'hare / ...
  2. Take the subway from O'Hare to Jackson-Blue Blue Line

$27 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Oak Creek to Chicago 85.5 miles

$8 - $13

Line 15 bus, fly  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Chicago & Mackinac to Kk & Mitchell #722
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKE - ORD

$117 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Oak Creek to Chicago is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oak Creek to Chicago is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oak Creek to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Chicago & Mackinac and arriving at Chicago via Water & Wisconsin #632 and Milwaukee, WI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Oak Creek and Chicago is 71 miles. The road distance is 85.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Oak Creek to Chicago without a car is to line 48 bus and train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs $28.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Oak Creek to Chicago, including transfers.

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Oak Creek to Chicago bus services, operated by Milwaukee County Transit, depart from Chicago & Mackinac station.

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The quickest flight from Milwaukee Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Oak Creek to Chicago bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Chicago station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oak Creek to Chicago is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Oak Creek to Chicago.

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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Oak Creek, WI, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Oak Creek to Chicago via Water & Wisconsin #736, Water & Wisconsin #632, St Paul & N5 #1017, and Milwaukee, WI in around 3 h 39 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
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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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
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Bus operators
Milwaukee County Transit
Website
ridemcts.com
Bus from Chicago & Edison #1502 to Wisconsin & Vel Phillips #407
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ridemcts.com
Bus from Chicago & Mackinac to Water & Wisconsin #736
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ridemcts.com
Bus from Chicago & Mackinac to Kk & Mitchell #722
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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