There are 11 ways to get from Chicago to Atlantic City by plane, bus, train, tram 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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Fly Chicago Midway to Philadelphia, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Philadelphia (PHL) MDW - PHL
  2. Take the bus from Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj

$147 - $464

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Newark, Nj 1604
  2. Take the bus from Bus Lanes to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 319

$91 - $229

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Philadelphia (PHL) ORD - PHL
  2. Take the bus from Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj

$137 - $515

Fly Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MDW - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj

$115 - $539

Fly Chicago Midway to Baltimore, train, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Baltimore (BWI) MDW - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj

$194 - $664

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Philadelphia (PHL) MKE - PHL
  3. Take the bus from Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj

$187 - $520

Fly Chicago Midway to Newark, train, tram, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Newark (EWR) MDW - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the tram from TRENTON TRANSIT CENTER station to Walter Rand Transportation Ctr
  4. Take the bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal

$114 - $424

Train, bus via Washington Union Station  •  21 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj

$216 - $590

Bus D&J Bus  •  22 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York
  2. Take the bus from NY-Trinity Place btw Rector & Thamses to Lakewood, NJ - U.S. 9 & Pine St
  3. Take the bus from Us-9 At Birch St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 559

$121 - $148

Train, bus  •  27 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj 8794 / ...

$155 - $431

Drive  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Atlantic City 824.6 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal via Bus Lanes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 18 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Atlantic City is 717 miles. The road distance is 824.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Atlantic City without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min 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, Il station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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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 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 2:03 AM in Chicago and 3:03 AM in Atlantic City.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Atlantic City is 825 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 31 min to drive from Chicago to Atlantic City.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Atlantic City.
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  • Distance: 717.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Chicago to Atlantic City via Newark, Nj and Bus Lanes in around 20 h 18 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Milwaukee to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Tram from TRENTON TRANSIT CENTER station to Walter Rand Transportation Ctr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
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
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 Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $40
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Us-9 At Birch St to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Coach USA
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
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from NY-Trinity Place btw Rector & Thamses to Lakewood, NJ - U.S. 9 & Pine St
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com

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