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There are 6 ways to get from Wausau to Cottage Grove by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Wausau Transit, WI to St. Paul

Amtrak Thruway

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wausau Transit, WI to Stanley, WI
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Stanley, WI to St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN

Drive

  1. Drive from Wausau to Cottage Grove

Fly from Wausau/Marshfield, line 363 bus

  1. Fly from Wausau/Marshfield (CWA) to Minneapolis (MSP)
  2. Take the line 363 bus from 5th St & Sibley St / Wacouta St to Cottage Grove P&R & W Point Douglas Rd S

Taxi to Rhinelander, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Wausau to Rhinelander
  2. Fly from Rhinelander (RHI) to Minneapolis (MSP)

Bus to Appleton, fly

  1. Take the bus from Wausau Transit , WI to Appleton, WI
  2. Fly from Appleton (ATW) to Minneapolis (MSP)

Wausau to Cottage Grove by bus

The bus journey time between Wausau and Cottage Grove is around 8h 6m and covers a distance of around 205 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 58m. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 16m. Operated by Jefferson Lines, Amtrak and Metro Transit, the Wausau to Cottage Grove bus service departs from Wausau Transit, WI and arrives in Cottage Grove P&R & W Point Douglas Rd S. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
4h 8m
Layover time:
3h 58m
Total time:
8h 6m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
4h 16m
Bus distance:
205 miles
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$32
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
13:20
Last bus departs at:
13:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Wausau to Cottage Grove bus schedules

Wausau → Cottage Grove
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cottage Grove is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Wausau to Cottage Grove is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Wausau to Cottage Grove is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wausau to Cottage Grove. However, there are services departing from Wausau Transit, WI and arriving at Cottage Grove P&R & W Point Douglas Rd S via 5th St & Sibley St / Wacouta St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 8m.

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The distance between Wausau and Cottage Grove is 163 miles. The road distance is 180.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Wausau to Cottage Grove without a car is to bus which takes 5h 8m and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Wausau to Cottage Grove, including transfers.

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Wausau to Cottage Grove bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Wausau Transit, WI station.

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The quickest flight from Wausau/Marshfield Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Wausau to Cottage Grove bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at St. Paul station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wausau to Cottage Grove is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Wausau to Cottage Grove.

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  • Distance: 163.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Wausau, WI, USA and Cottage Grove, MN, USA?

Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Wausau Transit, WI to St. Paul once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 45m. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Wausau/Marshfield to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Flights from Rhinelander to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $480
Flights from Appleton to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Wausau Transit, WI to St. Paul
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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jeffersonlines.com
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wausau Transit, WI to St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Bus from Wausau Transit, WI to Stanley, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Bus from Stanley, WI to St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Metro Transit
Phone
+1 612-373-3333
Website
metrotransit.org
Bus from 5th St & Sibley St / Wacouta St to Cottage Grove P&R & W Point Douglas Rd S
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrotransit.org
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Wausau Transit , WI to Appleton, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
golamers.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wausau to Rhinelander
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Northwoods Cab
Phone
+1-715-393-7788
Website
northwoodscab.com

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Delta offers flights from Wausau/Marshfield Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Cottage Grove. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Wausau to Wausau/Marshfield Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $23 - $29.

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