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There are 11 ways to get from Basking Ridge to Chicago by train, plane, bus 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.

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Train to Newark, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Basking Ridge to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago Midway (MDW) EWR - MDW

$99 - $377

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Basking Ridge to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LGA - ORD

$76 - $393

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Train to Newark, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Basking Ridge to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) EWR - ORD

$94 - $398

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Basking Ridge to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LGA - MDW

$111 - $512

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Basking Ridge to Newark Broad St
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PHL - MDW

$173 - $533

Train to Newark, fly to South Bend, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Basking Ridge to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to South Bend (SBN) EWR - SBN
  3. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.

$179 - $457

Train, bus  •  16h 44m

  1. Take the train from Basking Ridge to Hoboken Gladstone Branch
  2. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149

$103 - $107

Bus  •  21h 36m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4425

$92 - $137

Train via Ossining  •  22h 47m

  1. Take the train from Basking Ridge to Newark Broad St
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station

$127 - $193

Train  •  30h 7m

  1. Take the train from Basking Ridge to Newark Broad St Gladstone Branch
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal

$117 - $172

Drive  •  12h 48m

  1. Drive from Basking Ridge to Chicago 770.9 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Basking Ridge to Chicago is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 12h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Basking Ridge to Chicago is to train and fly which costs $95 - $380 and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basking Ridge to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from Basking Ridge and arriving at Chicago Union Station via Newark Broad St, New York Penn Station and Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 47m.

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The distance between Basking Ridge and Chicago is 687 miles. The road distance is 770.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Basking Ridge to Chicago without a car is to train and bus which takes 16h 44m and costs $103 - $108.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Basking Ridge to Chicago, including transfers.

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Basking Ridge to Chicago train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Basking Ridge station.

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The best way to get from Basking Ridge to Chicago is to bus which takes 21h 36m and costs $90 - $140. Alternatively, you can train via Ossining, which costs $120 - $200 and takes 22h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Chicago is 1h behind Basking Ridge. It is currently 12:25 PM in Basking Ridge and 11:25 AM in Chicago.

Map of how to get from Basking Ridge to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 687.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Basking Ridge, NJ, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Basking Ridge to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 18h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basking Ridge to Chicago via Newark Broad St, New York Penn Station, and Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station in around 22h 47m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Newark to South Bend
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Newark to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Basking Ridge to Newark Broad St
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Basking Ridge to Hoboken
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New York Penn Station to Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
18h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$310 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $480
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Seat
$240 - $340
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Croton-Harmon
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$14 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.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 New York, Ny to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190

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Basking Ridge to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basking Ridge to Chicago is 771 miles. It takes approximately 12h 48m to drive from Basking Ridge to Chicago.

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Porter Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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