Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium - 7 ways to travel via train, bus, car, and plane
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There are 8 ways to get from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 56m

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

$42 - $60

7 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Beaver Dam, WI to Madison 105
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Chicago, IL - Amtrak

$46 - $51

Bus via Jackson & Chicago River  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Beaver Dam, WI to Madison 105
  2. Take the bus from Madison Amtrak Bus Stop to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium 157.4 miles

$15 - $23

Bus to Appleton, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Beaver Dam, WI to Appleton, WI
  2. Fly from Appleton (ATW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) ATW - ORD

$261 - $653

Bus, line 02 bus to Madison, fly  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Beaver Dam, WI to Madison
  2. Take the line 02 bus from W Johnson & N Lake to North Transfer Point
  3. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MSN - ORD

$211 - $578

Bus to Green Bay, fly  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Beaver Dam, WI to Green Bay, WI
  2. Fly from Green Bay (GRB) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) GRB - ORD

$181 - $350

Amtrak Thruway, train to Milwaukee, fly  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Beaver Dam, WI to Columbus, WI
  2. Take the train from Columbus Amtrak Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  3. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKE - ORD

$149 - $443

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The cheapest way to get from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium. However, there are services departing from Beaver Dam, WI and arriving at Solidarity Drive & Aquarium via Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R and Clinton & Quincy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 1m.

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The distance between Beaver Dam and Shedd Aquarium is 127 miles. The road distance is 157.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium, including transfers.

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Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium bus services, operated by Lamers Bus Lines, depart from Beaver Dam, WI station.

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The best way to get from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs $40 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $46 - $51 and takes 6h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Appleton Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 8m.

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Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, arrive at Chicago, IL - Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 127 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Beaver Dam, WI, USA and Shedd Aquarium, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium via Madison, Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R, Chicago, IL - Amtrak, Clinton & Quincy, and Solidarity Drive & Aquarium in around 6h 1m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Appleton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Green Bay to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Appleton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Green Bay to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $500
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Columbus Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Columbus Amtrak Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Beaver Dam, WI to Madison
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
golamers.com
Bus from Beaver Dam, WI to Appleton, WI
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
golamers.com
Bus from Beaver Dam, WI to Green Bay, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
golamers.com
Bus from Beaver Dam, WI to Columbus
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
golamers.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Madison Amtrak Bus Stop to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Beaver Dam, WI to Columbus, WI
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from W Johnson & N Lake to North Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Beaver Dam to Shedd Aquarium.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Appleton Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 973+ hotels available in Shedd Aquarium. Prices start at $108 USD per night.

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