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

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Fly Chicago Midway to Philadelphia, train  •  7h 19m

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

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Train via Washington  •  21h 48m

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

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia, train  •  7h 41m

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

Fly Chicago Midway to Baltimore, train  •  7h 54m

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

Fly Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ORD - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Atlantic City

Fly Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia, train  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MDW - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Atlantic City

Fly Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington, train  •  8h 23m

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

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Newark, train  •  8h 45m

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

Bus  •  22h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Bus Station to Baltimore Downtown Bus Station Greyhound US0164
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Station to Atlantic City Greyhound US0320

Train  •  28h 31m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to 30th Street Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Atlantic City Atlc

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 48m Average Duration
$52 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Atlantic City is to train which costs $55 - $330 and takes 28h 31m.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago to Atlantic City is to fly and train which takes 7h 19m and costs $55 - $460.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago station to Atlantic City. However, there are services departing from Chicago Bus Station and arriving at Atlantic City via Baltimore Downtown Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 30m.

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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 Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 48m.

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The distance between Chicago and Atlantic City is 756 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 via Washington which takes 21h 48m and costs $50 - $700.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m 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 Bus 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 via Washington which takes 21h 48m and costs $50 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $220 and takes 22h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Atlantic City.
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  • Distance: 755.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 19m

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, Washington Union Station, Washington Union Station, and 30th Street Station in around 21h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Atlantic City via Baltimore Downtown Bus Station in around 22h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from 30th Street Station to Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
https://www.njtransit.com/
Schedules at
https://www.njtransit.com/bus-to
Child 5-11 and Senior
$6 - $10
Adult
$13 - $21
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Thurgood Marshall to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$5 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$21 - $210
Business Class Seat
$75 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$4 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$20 - $210
Business Class Seat
$70 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$7 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $210
Business Class Seat
$80 - $210
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$4 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$19 - $210
Business Class Seat
$65 - $180
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 to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $400
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $140
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$28 - $240
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $260
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens
$100 - $360
First Class - Adult
$100 - $400
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $380
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$14 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$45 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens
$95 - $350
First Class - Adult
$95 - $380
Train from Washington Union Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$18 - $150
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$30 - $260
Business Seat - Adult
$35 - $290
First Class - Child 2-12
$60 - $220
First Class - Senior Citizens
$120 - $400
First Class - Adult
$120 - $420
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 to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $80
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$4 - $24
Child Coach - short notice
$15 - $26
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$14 - $50
Child Business Class - short notice
$16 - $50
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$20 - $35
Business Seat - advance purchase
$30 - $95
Business Seat - short notice
$35 - $80
Coach Seat - short notice
$14 - $80
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $80
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$3 - $23
Child Coach - short notice
$13 - $24
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$13 - $45
Child Business Class - short notice
$15 - $50
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$19 - $30
Business Seat - advance purchase
$29 - $90
Business Seat - short notice
$35 - $75
Coach Seat - short notice
$12 - $80
Train from Washington Union Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $90
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$5 - $28
Child Coach - short notice
$18 - $28
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$15 - $50
Child Business Class - short notice
$17 - $55
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$22 - $40
Business Seat - advance purchase
$30 - $110
Business Seat - short notice
$35 - $90
Coach Seat - short notice
$17 - $90
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $75
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$3 - $22
Child Coach - short notice
$12 - $23
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$13 - $45
Child Business Class - short notice
$14 - $45
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$18 - $29
Business Seat - advance purchase
$27 - $85
Business Seat - short notice
$30 - $70
Coach Seat - short notice
$11 - $75
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$30 - $100
Child Coach - short notice
$50 - $85
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$45 - $160
Child Business Class - short notice
$50 - $160
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$70 - $190
Business Seat - advance purchase
$95 - $300
Business Seat - short notice
$100 - $320
Coach Seat - short notice
$80 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
25h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$40 - $130
Child Coach - short notice
$65 - $120
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$60 - $200
Child Business Class - short notice
$65 - $200
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$90 - $260
Business Seat - advance purchase
$120 - $400
Business Seat - short notice
$130 - $420
Coach Seat - short notice
$110 - $310
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.

Rome2Rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Bus Station to Baltimore Downtown Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Station to Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/

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Chicago to Atlantic City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlantic City station.

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Atlantic City is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 6:16 AM in Chicago and 7:16 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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