There are 4 ways to get from Rockford to Elgin by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford to Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL 1486
  2. Take the bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Elgin Transportation Center 603

$56 - $75

3 alternative options

Bus Vangalder Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockford, IL to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Elgin Transportation Center 603

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rockford to Elgin 48.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Rockford to Elgin 48.3 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between Rockford, IL, USA and Elgin, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Rockford to Elgin via Rockford, Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL, Cumberland, Rosemont, and Rosemont CTA Station in around 2 h 41 min.

Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Elgin Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Rockford, IL to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rockford to Elgin
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rockford and Elgin is 72 km. The road distance is 77 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rockford to Elgin is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Rockford to Elgin is to taxi which takes 54 min and costs $160 - $200.

It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Rockford to Elgin, including transfers.