There are 8 ways to get from Rolla to Chicago by bus, plane, car or train

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 to St. Louis, fly to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Rolla to St Louis Lambert Fld
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) STL - MDW

$139 - $342

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rolla to Chicago, Il 1364

$45 - $110

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Fly Fort Leonard Wood to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Fort Leonard Wood (TBN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TBN - ORD

$181 - $493

Bus to St. Louis, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Rolla to St Louis Lambert Fld
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) STL - ORD

$104 - $283

Drive to Springfield, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Rolla to Springfield
  2. Fly from Springfield (SGF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SGF - ORD

$174 - $382

Bus, train  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Rolla to St Louis Lambert Fld 1342 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$70 - $171

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rolla, MO to Lamber-St Louis International Airport
  2. Take the bus from St. Louis to Chicago, IL

$147 - $169

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Rolla to Chicago 403.5 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Rolla to Chicago is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rolla to Chicago is to bus and fly which costs $130 - $350 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Rolla and Chicago is 351 miles. The road distance is 403.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Rolla to Chicago, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rolla and arriving at Chicago, Il. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The nearest airport to Chicago is Chicago Midway (MDW) Airport which is 8.5 miles away. Other nearby airports include Chicago O'Hare (ORD) (16 miles), Milwaukee (MKE) (75.8 miles), Madison (MSN) (124.2 miles) and Grand Rapids (GRR) (128.4 miles).

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Rolla to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles station.

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Map of how to get from Rolla to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 350.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Rolla, MO, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Cape Air and American Airlines fly from Rolla to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rolla to Chicago via Lamber-St Louis International Airport, LAMBERT MAIN TRML station, CIVIC CENTER station, and St. Louis in around 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Leonard Wood to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Fort Leonard Wood to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Fort Leonard Wood to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rolla to St Louis Lambert Fld
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Rolla to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
USA Express
Website
usaxonline.com
Bus from Rolla, MO to Lamber-St Louis International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
usaxonline.com

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