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  • Direct access to Interstate 94 and Highways 53 and 93
  • a 45 minute, direct flight to Chicago
  • only a 90 drive to the Twin Cities
  • 3 hour drive to Madison, WI

Air Service

The Chippewa Valley Regional Airport is located in the northeast corner of the city. Key services include:
  • Daily flights to and from Chicago (ORD) via United Airlines
  • Business and medical jet charter service via Heartland Aviation
  • Aircraft tie-down and hanger facilities, and aircraft repair
  • Amenities such as a full service restaurant and rental cars.

Rail Service

Serviced by Union Pacific Railroad.

Freight & Cargo

Eau Claire is a regional hub to a wide variety of express service carriers to accommodate regional,national, and international business shipping.

Intermodal Facility

  • Located 14 miles from Eau Claire via a four lane divided highway
  • Twice weekly train service
  • Fifth morning availability to and from the West Coast
  • 2,500 ft long intermodal loading and unloading track
  • On-site grain transfer facility
  • Serviced by Hanjin Shipping and COSCO Container lines


  • Greyhound and Jefferson lines provide inter-city bus service
  • Eau Claire City Transit operates 22 buses on 13 routes that encompass most of Eau Claire and parts of Altoona,including two university routes, and provides service to major employment centers
  • Limited connections between Eau Claire and Menomonie provided by Dunn County Transit
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