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There are 11 ways to get from Chicago to Atlantic City by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia, bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MDW - LGA
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal

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Fly Chicago Midway to Philadelphia, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Philadelphia (PHL) MDW - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Philadelphia (PHL) ORD - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

Fly Chicago Midway to Baltimore, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Baltimore (BWI) MDW - BWI
  2. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Newark, train  •  8h 36m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Newark (EWR) ORD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

Fly Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MDW - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, bus, train  •  10h 8m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) ORD - ABE
  2. Take the bus from Allentown to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

Train  •  21h 54m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City

Bus  •  23h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Philadelphia Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Market St At 11Th St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551

Train, bus  •  27h 57m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Market St At 13Th St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551

Drive  •  13h 34m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Atlantic City 823.6 miles

Chicago to Atlantic City by train and subway

7 Weekly Services
21h 54m Average Duration
$106 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Chicago to Atlantic City is to train and bus, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 27h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Atlantic City is to fly and train which costs $65 - $300 and takes 7h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal via Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD and Market St At 11Th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Atlantic City via Rockville, Red Line Center Platform, Washington Union Station and 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 54m.

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The distance between Chicago and Atlantic City is 717 miles. The road distance is 823.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Atlantic City without a car is to train which takes 21h 54m and costs $100 - $310.

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It takes approximately 7h 25m to get from Chicago to Atlantic City, including transfers.

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Chicago to Atlantic City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago station.

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Chicago to Atlantic City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Atlantic City is to train which takes 21h 54m and costs $100 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 23h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Atlantic City.
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  • Distance: 717.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 25m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Atlantic City, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Chicago to Atlantic City via Rockville Amtrak, Rockville, Red Line Center Platform, Union Station, Red Line Center Platform, Washington Union Station, Philadelphia, and 30th Street Train Station in around 21h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Atlantic City via Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD, Philadelphia Bus Station, and Market St At 11Th St in around 23h 7m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$7 - $9
Adult
$15 - $18
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $85
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $100
Business Class Seat
$50 - $140
Amtrak Acela

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 Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$23 - $75
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$40 - $130
Business Seat - Adult
$45 - $150
First Class - Child 2-12
$70 - $130
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $230
First Class - Adult
$140 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $170
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$26 - $85
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$45 - $160
Business Seat - Adult
$50 - $170
First Class - Child 2-12
$80 - $140
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$140 - $250
First Class - Adult
$160 - $280
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
25h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $5
Adult
$3 - $11
Bus from Market St At 11Th St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $7
Bus from Market St At 13Th St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $7
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Allentown to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Amtrak
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Philadelphia Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Philadelphia Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Chicago to Atlantic City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal station.

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Atlantic City is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 4:09 AM in Chicago and 5:09 AM in Atlantic City.

Chicago to Atlantic City train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Atlantic City station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Atlantic City is 824 miles. It takes approximately 13h 34m to drive from Chicago to Atlantic City.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 169+ hotels available in Atlantic City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 24 min and costs $1 - $5.

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