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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Bald Head Island by plane, train or bus

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 O'Hare to Wilmington, travel

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Wilmington (ILM)
  2. Travel from Wilmington to Bald Head Island

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Bus via New York

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Market St - Wilmington, NC

6 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Wilmington, travel

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Wilmington (ILM)
  2. Travel from Wilmington to Bald Head Island

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach, travel

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Myrtle Beach (MYR)
  2. Travel from Myrtle Beach to Bald Head Island

Fly Chicago Midway to Myrtle Beach, travel

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Myrtle Beach (MYR)
  2. Travel from Myrtle Beach to Bald Head Island

Train, bus, travel

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Fayetteville Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Fayetteville to Wilmington
  4. Travel from Wilmington to Bald Head Island

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Myrtle Beach, SC
  3. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach to Wilmington

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria
  2. Take the train from Alexandria to Wilson
  3. Take the bus from Wilson to Wilmington Amtrak Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bald Head Island is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Bald Head Island is to bus via New York which costs $100 - $180 and takes 30h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Bald Head Island is to bus which costs $130 - $210 and takes 29h 3m.

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The distance between Chicago and Bald Head Island is 767 miles.

The best way to get from Chicago to Bald Head Island without a car is to train and bus and travel which takes 28h 27m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Chicago to Bald Head Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Wilmington Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Bald Head Island is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 3:42 PM in Chicago and 4:42 PM in Bald Head Island.

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

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There are 90+ hotels available in Bald Head Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $1 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Bald Head Island.
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  • Distance: 766.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 36m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Bald Head Island, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Bald Head Island via Atlanta, Myrtle Beach, Forden Station, and Monkey Junction Behind McDonalds in around 29h 3m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Chicago Midway to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Chicago Midway to Myrtle Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Myrtle Beach via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wilmington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Flights from Chicago Midway to Wilmington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Flights from Chicago Midway to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $260
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Wilmington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $260
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Washington Union Station to Fayetteville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
Train from Alexandria to Wilson
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$70 - $100
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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fayetteville to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Chicago to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Myrtle Beach to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Southeastern Stages
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
Atlanta Tours Inc
Bus from New York, NY to Market St - Wilmington, NC
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilson to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com

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