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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Dayton Trotwood, OH

Bus via Richmond

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Richmond, IN
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Dayton Trotwood

Drive

  1. Drive from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia

Chicago (Station) to Vandalia by walk and bus

The journey time between Chicago (Station) and Vandalia is around 11h 11m and covers a distance of around 348 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 11m. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 19m. Operated by Barons Bus, Hoosier Ride and Dayton RTA, the Chicago (Station) to Vandalia service departs from Chicago (Station) and arrives in North Dixie @ National. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h
Layover time:
3h 11m
Total time:
11h 11m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 19m
Journey distance:
348 miles
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
$46
Carbon emissions:
69 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:30
Last service departs at:
15:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago (Station) to Vandalia walk and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia is to fly which costs $160 - $370 and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at North Dixie @ National via Northwest Hub and Wright Stop Plaza - N.B.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 49m.

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The distance between Chicago (Station) and Vandalia is 227 miles. The road distance is 293.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia without a car is to bus which takes 8h 49m and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia, including transfers.

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Chicago (Station) to Vandalia bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Chicago station.

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The best way to get from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia is to fly which takes 3h 8m and costs $160 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $90 and takes 8h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Chicago (Station) to Vandalia bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Dayton Trotwood, OH station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia.
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  • Distance: 227.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Chicago (Station), IL, USA and Vandalia, OH, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia every 3 hours. Alternatively, Barons Bus operates a bus from Chicago to Dayton Trotwood, OH once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 6h 45m. Hoosier Ride also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
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 Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$40 - $65
Bus from Chicago, IL to Richmond, IN
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$35 - $55
Bus from Richmond, IN to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$10 - $15
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 Indianapolis to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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Vandalia is 1h ahead of Chicago (Station). It is currently 2:43 PM in Chicago (Station) and 3:43 PM in Vandalia.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago (Station) to Vandalia is 293 miles. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Chicago (Station) to Vandalia.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dayton Airport.

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