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There are 3 ways to get from Rockford to Elgin by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3h 8m

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

$59 - $64

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  54m

  1. Take a taxi from Rockford to Elgin 48.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  54m

  1. Drive from Rockford to Elgin 48.3 miles

$4 - $7

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

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

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The distance between Rockford and Elgin is 45 miles. The road distance is 48.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rockford to Elgin without a car is to bus which takes 3h 8m and costs $55 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Rockford to Elgin, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rockford to Elgin is 48 miles. It takes approximately 54m to drive from Rockford to Elgin.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Elgin. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rockford to Elgin.
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 8m

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

You can take a bus from Rockford to Elgin via Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal, Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, O'Hare, Rosemont, and Rosemont CTA Station in around 3h 8m.

Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
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
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rockford to Elgin
Ave. Duration
54m
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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