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.

Recommended option

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

6 alternative options

Bus to St. Louis, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 42 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

Fly Fort Leonard Wood to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 53 min

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

$181 - $493

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 / ...

$69 - $170

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 25 min

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

$146 - $168

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Rolla to Chicago 403.5 miles

$35 - $60

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

Cape Air, American Airlines and Delta fly from Rolla to Chicago every 4 hours. 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 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Fort Leonard Wood to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 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 19 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 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Leonard Wood to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rolla and Chicago is 561 km. The road distance is 646 km.

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

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

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.

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