There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Billings by plane, train, bus, night bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Billings (BIL) ORD - BIL

$240 - $677

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  29 h 33 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Minneapolis, Mn 4730
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Billings, MT 933

$207 - $343

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Billings (BIL) MDW - BIL

$340 - $876

Train, bus  •  28 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Billings, MT 933

$237 - $420

Bus  •  30 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN 966 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Billings, MT 933

$245 - $364

Drive  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Billings 1289.7 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Billings is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 19 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Billings is to fly which costs $340 - $900 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Billings. However, there are services departing from Chicago Amtrak, Il and arriving at Billings, MT via Hennepin Ave & Maple St and Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 33 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Billings is 1078 miles. The road distance is 1289.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Billings without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 46 min and costs $230 - $420.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Chicago to Billings, including transfers.

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Chicago to Billings bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago Amtrak, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Billings is to fly which takes 6 h 33 min and costs $240 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $370 and takes 30 h 46 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Billings Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 46 min and has one stopover.

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Chicago to Billings bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Billings, MT station.

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Billings is 1 h behind Chicago. It is currently 2:02 AM in Chicago and 1:02 AM in Billings.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Billings is 1290 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 53 min to drive from Chicago to Billings.

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  • Distance: 1077.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Billings, MT, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Billings every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Billings via Milwaukee, Wi, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis, MN in around 30 h 46 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Billings via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Madison, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Des Moines, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Billings via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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
Night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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