There are 12 ways to get from Allentown to Chicago by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) ABE - ORD

$214 - $417

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to New York, Ny 4692
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425

$95 - $260

10 alternative options

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PHL - MDW

$158 - $467

Bus to Newark, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago Midway (MDW) EWR - MDW

$123 - $414

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PHL - ORD

$148 - $518

Bus to Harrisburg, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MDT - ORD

$198 - $470

Bus to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to Hazleton, PA
  2. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) AVP - ORD

$284 - $523

Bus D&J Bus  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bethlehem, PA to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...

$130 - $161

Bus, train  •  22 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to New York, Ny 4692
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$135 - $420

Bus, train via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  23 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Doylestown
  2. Take the train from Doylestown to Temple University
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$209 - $587

Bus, train #2  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station Kutztown
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Cardinal

$158 - $433

Drive  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Allentown to Chicago 731.4 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Allentown, PA, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Allentown to Chicago every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Allentown to Chicago via 2nd&northamptone, Bethlehem, PA, New York, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, W 4 St, East Broadway, New York, Chicago, IL, and Cermak-Chinatown in around 19 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Refundable
$18 - $26
Bus from Allentown, PA to Hazleton, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Refundable
$16 - $23
Bus from Allentown to Doylestown
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Refundable
$11 - $16
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Bethlehem, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Allentown, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Allentown, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Allentown to Chicago?

The distance between Allentown and Chicago is 1024 km. The road distance is 1170 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Allentown to Chicago?

The cheapest way to get from Allentown to Chicago is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Allentown to Chicago?

The quickest way to get from Allentown to Chicago is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $210 - $420.

Is there a direct bus between Allentown and Chicago?

No, there is no direct bus from Allentown to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Allentown, Pa and arriving at Chicago, Il via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Allentown to Chicago?

It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Allentown to Chicago, including transfers.