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There are 4 ways to get from Wisconsin Dells to Chicago by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder

$40 - $100

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Wisconsin Dells to Chicago 197.2 miles

$19 - $28

Train to La Crosse, fly  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station to La Crosse Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from La Crosse (LSE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LSE - ORD

$190 - $727

Train to Milwaukee, fly  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKE - ORD

$145 - $458

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The cheapest way to get from Wisconsin Dells to Chicago is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Wisconsin Dells to Chicago is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station station and arriving at Chicago Union Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 47m.

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The distance between Wisconsin Dells and Chicago is 164 miles. The road distance is 197.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Wisconsin Dells to Chicago without a car is to train which takes 3h 47m and costs $40 - $100.

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The train from Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station takes 3h 47m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Wisconsin Dells to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station.

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The quickest flight from La Crosse Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Wisconsin Dells to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wisconsin Dells to Chicago is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Wisconsin Dells to Chicago.

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  • Distance: 163.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

What companies run services between Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Wisconsin Dells to Chicago 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3h 47m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from La Crosse to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station to La Crosse Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Wisconsin Dells Amtrak Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230

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American Airlines offers flights from La Crosse Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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