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There are 9 ways to get from Auburn Hills to Chicago by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Pontiac Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Wolverine

$52 - $142

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Megabus  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the Megabus from Detroit, MI - Cass/Woodward to Chicago

$33 - $46

7 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Pontiac, MI to East Lansing, MI 1493
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Chicago Union Station 1482-25 / ...

$45 - $76

Drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Drive from Auburn Hills to Chicago 291.3 miles

$28 - $45

Bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix Center to Michigan & Outer Drive
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DTW - MDW

$128 - $270

Bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix Center to Michigan & Outer Drive
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DTW - ORD

$118 - $321

Line 756 bus, bus to Flint, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the line 756 bus from Walton & Opdyke to Phoenix Center
  2. Take the bus from Pontiac Amtrak to Flint
  3. Fly from Flint (FNT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FNT - ORD

$91 - $415

Bus to Saginaw, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Pontiac Amtrak to Saginaw, MI
  2. Fly from Saginaw (MBS) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MBS - ORD

$151 - $374

Bus to Detroit, fly to South Bend, bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix Center to Michigan & Outer Drive
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to South Bend (SBN) DTW - SBN
  3. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il

$221 - $1,241

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The cheapest way to get from Auburn Hills to Chicago is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Auburn Hills to Chicago is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Auburn Hills to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Walton & Opdyke and arriving at Chicago via Phoenix Center, Woodward & Milwaukee and Detroit, MI - Cass/Woodward. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 12m.

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The distance between Auburn Hills and Chicago is 233 miles. The road distance is 291.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Auburn Hills to Chicago without a car is to train which takes 7h 3m and costs $50 - $150.

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It takes approximately 7h 3m to get from Auburn Hills to Chicago, including transfers.

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Auburn Hills to Chicago bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Detroit, MI - Cass/Woodward station.

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The best way to get from Auburn Hills to Chicago is to train which takes 7h 3m and costs $50 - $150. Alternatively, you can Megabus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 8h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Auburn Hills to Chicago bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Chicago station.

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Map of how to get from Auburn Hills to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 232.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 3m

What companies run services between Auburn Hills, MI, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Auburn Hills to Chicago 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5h 42m. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Auburn Hills to Chicago twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Saginaw to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Detroit to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Saginaw to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 Pontiac Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Pontiac, MI to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Pontiac Amtrak to Flint
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Pontiac Amtrak to Saginaw, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Phoenix Center to Michigan & Outer Drive
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Walton & Opdyke to Phoenix Center
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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More Questions & Answers

Chicago is 1h behind Auburn Hills. It is currently 8:13 AM in Auburn Hills and 7:13 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Auburn Hills to Chicago is 291 miles. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Auburn Hills to Chicago.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 763+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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