There are 11 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 30 min

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

$214 - $425

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

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Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 26 min

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

$158 - $476

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 47 min

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

$148 - $527

Bus to Harrisburg, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 4 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  •  6 h 48 min

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

$265 - $555

Bus to Trenton-Mercer, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Doylestown
  2. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TTN - ORD

$144 - $441

Bus D&J Bus  •  19 h 35 min

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

$130 - $161

Bus, train via New York Penn Station  •  22 h 31 min

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

$179 - $531

Bus, train  •  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

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

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The quickest way to get from Allentown to Chicago is to fly which costs $210 - $430 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Allentown and Chicago is 640 miles. The road distance is 731.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Allentown to Chicago, including transfers.

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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.

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  • Distance: 639.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Dayton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 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 Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Harrisburg to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Allentown to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Allentown to Doylestown
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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 Easton, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $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
Bus from Allentown, Pa to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Bethlehem, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
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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