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Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton  •  5 h

  1. ORD - ABE

$214 - $417

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  19 h 50 min

  1. 1604
  2. 4693

$93 - $229

9 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Newark, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. MDW - EWR

$122 - $414

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. ORD - MDT

$197 - $473

Fly Chicago Midway to Philadelphia, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. MDW - PHL

$157 - $467

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. ORD - AVP

$273 - $507

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. ORD - PHL

$147 - $518

Bus D&J Bus  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Djb149 / ...

$130 - $160

Train, bus via New York Penn Station  •  23 h 15 min

  1. Lake Shore Limited
  2. 4693

$173 - $443

Train, bus  •  28 h 31 min

  1. Cardinal
  2. Philadelphia / ...

$157 - $425

Drive  •  11 h 53 min

  1. 732.3 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Allentown, PA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Chicago to Allentown every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Allentown via Cermak-Chinatown, Chicago, IL, New York, East Broadway, W 4 St, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Bethlehem, PA, and Columbia&westerw in around 19 h 34 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Newark Airport to Allentown, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from New York to Bethlehem, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Newark, Nj to Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bieber Transportation Group
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Allentown is 1024 km. The road distance is 1172 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Allentown is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Allentown is to fly which takes 5 h and costs $210 - $420.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Allentown. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Allentown, Pa via Newark, Nj. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h to get from Chicago to Allentown, including transfers.