Chicago to Rochester Hills Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $22
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 4min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 38 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 237 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Air Canada, jetBlue, Porter Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United, Multiple Airlines
Bus
$22 · 6h 44min · 38 lb of CO2
Chicago to Pontiac
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Train
$50 · 5h 15min · 58 lb of CO2
CHI to PNT
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Flight
$151 · 1h 4min · 374 lb of CO2
MDW to YQG
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Chicago to Rochester Hills Flights

There are 2 airports — MDW, ORD — that make sense to fly out of from Chicago and 2 airports — YQG, DTW — to access Rochester Hills. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ORD.

Porter Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Air Canada, United, jetBlue operate flights which can help you travel from Chicago to Rochester Hills.

The cheapest way by air is via Southwest Airlines and flies from Chicago Midway Intl (MDW) to Detroit Metro Wayne Co (DTW). Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago Midway Intl (MDW) to Detroit Metro Wayne Co (DTW) and is the quickest flight to get you from Chicago to Rochester Hills.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Rochester Hills from Chicago, a flight is the quickest method.

Drive
$32 · 4h 16min · 49 lb of CO2
Chicago to Rochester Hills

Drive from Chicago to Rochester Hills

It's 237 miles between Chicago to Rochester Hills. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 16min and 4h 29min from Chicago to Rochester Hills under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 42min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Rochester Hills by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $31.

What is the best way to travel from Chicago to Rochester Hills?

The are 13 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Chicago to Rochester Hills. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Chicago towards Southfield, as it is the cheapest to Rochester Hills. It's common to find tickets for as low as $22. Greyhound operates from Chicago to Rochester Hills, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Chicago to Rochester Hills?

On your trip from Chicago to Rochester Hills, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Chicago to Rochester Hills MI?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Chicago to Rochester Hills. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Rochester Hills is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Chicago/Rochester Hills buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Chicago is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Chicago IL and Rochester Hills during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Chicago to Rochester Hills? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Rochester Hills traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Rochester Hills is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Chicago to Rochester Hills?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Chicago to Rochester Hills is by bus. The bus costs $22 roughly and will take 7 hours 5 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Chicago to Rochester Hills?

Amtrak costs about $60 between Chicago and Rochester Hills. In total, the train will take roughly 5 hours 15 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at CHI Chicago Union Station, which is 3 miles from Chicago. Further, once you arrive at PNT Pontiac Amtrak or you will still have 8 miles to Rochester Hills.

How long does it take from Chicago to Rochester Hills by car?

The total distance between Chicago and Rochester Hills is 237 miles and will take you about 4 hours 16 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $32.

How far is Chicago from Rochester Hills MI?

Chicago is 237 miles from Rochester Hills Michigan as the crow flies.  By driving, it is over 250 miles and about 4 hours and 15 minutes.   By train, it is just over 5 hours from Chicago to Rochester Hills and nearly 7 hours by bus.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from Chicago to Rochester Hills
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Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Chicago to Rochester Hills
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flight
Air Canada Air Canada from Chicago to Rochester Hills
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jetBlue jetBlue from Chicago to Rochester Hills
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Porter Airlines Porter Airlines from Chicago to Rochester Hills
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Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines from Chicago to Rochester Hills
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United United from Chicago to Rochester Hills
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Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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