Travel from Baltimore to Chicago

Train, bus or fly from Baltimore to Chicago?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Baltimore to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Baltimore to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 18 hours 54 minutes.

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How to get from Baltimore to Chicago

ModeDurationPrice
From BALTIMORE ST & LIGHT RAIL STAT sb tram to Baltimore airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago.3 h 59 min$165
From BALTIMORE ST & LIGHT RAIL STAT sb tram to Baltimore airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.4 h 27 min$146
From Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak train to UNION STATION station, subway to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago.4 h 38 min$334
From Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak train to UNION STATION station, subway to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.4 h 58 min$295
From Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak train to UNION STATION station, subway to FARRAGUT WEST station, subway to Wiehle-Reston East Station, bus to Washington Dulles airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.5 h 48 min$330
From Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak train to 30th Street Station, train to Philadelphia airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago.5 h 14 min$347
From Baltimore, MD bus to Chicago, IL.18 h 54 min$143
From Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak train to Washington Union Station Amtrak then train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak.19 h 20 min$355
From Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak.25 h 30 min$265
From Baltimore drive to Chicago.11 h 33 min$84

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

It takes approximately 3 hours 59 minutes to get from Baltimore to Chicago, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Baltimore and Chicago?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 25 hour 30 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Baltimore and Chicago?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Baltimore, MD and arriving at Chicago, IL. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 hours 54 minutes.

Operators from Baltimore to Chicago

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Maryland TransitMaryland Transit
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
DeltaDelta
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
Air CanadaAir Canada
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
Metro Washington DCMetro Washington DC
MWAA+1(703) 417-8600MWAA
Frontier AirlinesFrontier Airlines
SEPTASEPTA
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak