Getting Here


Rockford (RFD) - 5.2 miles
Chicago O'Hare (ORD) - 64.6 miles
Madison (MSN) - 61.5 miles
Milwaukee (MKE) - 77 miles
Chicago Midway (MDW) - 77.4 miles
Rockford’s own airport, RFD, is home to Allegiant Air, an airline with a wide national network and affordable prices.
Chicago O’Hare is just one hour drive to Rockford and US’s 3rd largest airport by passenger volume and easy access from destinations around the world. All major airlines fly to Chicago ORD.
Other nearby airports are Madison, WI (MSN) and Milwaukee, WI (MKE) and Chicago Midway (MDW).

Ground transfers

The best way to get to Rockford from the airport is to rent a car. All the airports have car rental options at affordable rates. You’ll also appreciate the convenience of having a car once you are in Rockford, to get to restaurants or sightseeing or pre-race errands.
If you prefer the ease of travel with car service / taxi, an Uber or Lift will be approximately $165-$185 for an XL car, and up to $350 one-way for a spacious luxury SUV.