There are 10 ways to get from Auburn Hills to Chicago by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$52 - $142

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Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  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

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Detroit, MI - Amtrak to Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak 8150
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il 5515 / ...

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Auburn Hills to Chicago 291.3 miles

$28 - $45

Bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 47 min

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

$128 - $270

Line 756 bus, bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 756 bus from Walton & Opdyke to Phoenix Center
  2. Take the bus from Phoenix Center to Michigan & Outer Drive
  3. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DTW - ORD

$118 - $321

Bus to Saginaw, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 37 min

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

$151 - $374

Line 756 bus, bus to Flint, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 22 min

  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 Detroit, fly to South Bend, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  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

Line 756 bus, bus, line 14 bus to Lansing, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 756 bus from Walton & Opdyke to Phoenix Center
  2. Take the bus from Pontiac, MI to East Lansing, MI
  3. Take the line 14 bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Grand River past Waverly
  4. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LAN - ORD

$144 - $745

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

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

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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, Il via Phoenix Center, Detroit, MI - Amtrak and Ann Arbor, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 24 min.

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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 7 h 3 min and costs $50 - $150.

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

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Auburn Hills to Chicago bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Detroit, MI - Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Auburn Hills to Chicago is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs $50 - $150. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway and bus, which costs and takes 8 h 24 min.

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

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Auburn Hills to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Chicago, Il station.

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

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 5 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Auburn Hills to Chicago via Phoenix Center, Woodward @ Baltimore Sb, Detroit, MI - Amtrak, Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak, and Ann Arbor, Mi in around 8 h 24 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Saginaw to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Detroit to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Saginaw to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pontiac Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Detroit, MI - Amtrak to Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Pontiac, MI to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
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
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Pontiac Amtrak to Saginaw, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Pontiac Amtrak to Flint
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Walton & Opdyke to Phoenix Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Capital Area Transportation Authority
Phone
+1 517-394-1100
Website
cata.org
Bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Grand River past Waverly
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cata.org

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Chicago is 1 h behind Auburn Hills. It is currently 2:08 PM in Auburn Hills and 1:08 PM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Auburn Hills to Chicago is 291 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 53 min 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 574+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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