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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Blowing Rock by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly Chicago Midway to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Charlotte (CLT) MDW - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Blowing Rock - Tanger Outlets

$292 - $3,875

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Knoxville, drive  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Knoxville (TYS) ORD - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Blowing Rock

$104 - $490

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Charlotte (CLT) ORD - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Blowing Rock - Tanger Outlets

$172 - $405

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) ORD - GSO
  2. Take the bus from Winston-Salem to Boone

$134 - $410

Bus  •  21h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Columbus
  2. Take the bus from Columbus to Winston Salem
  3. Take the bus from Winston-Salem to Boone

Bus via Toledo  •  22h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Winston Salem
  3. Take the bus from Winston-Salem to Boone

$117 - $192

Train, bus  •  29h 1m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville to Greensboro
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone

$155 - $213

Drive  •  11h 59m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Blowing Rock 667.3 miles

$65 - $95

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The most affordable way to get from Chicago to Blowing Rock is to drive, which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Blowing Rock is to fly and bus which costs $290 - $3,900 and takes 6h 19m.

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The distance between Chicago and Blowing Rock is 512 miles. The road distance is 667.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Blowing Rock without a car is to bus which takes 21h 33m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Chicago to Blowing Rock, including transfers.

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

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Blowing Rock is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 5:56 PM in Chicago and 6:56 PM in Blowing Rock.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Blowing Rock is 667 miles. It takes approximately 11h 59m to drive from Chicago to Blowing Rock.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Blowing Rock. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Blowing Rock.
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  • Distance: 512 miles
  • Duration: 6h 19m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Blowing Rock, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Blowing Rock via Columbus, Winston-Salem, and Boone in around 21h 33m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Premium
$300 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Business Seat
$180 - $260
Train from Charlottesville to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Blowing Rock - Tanger Outlets
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Winston-Salem to Boone
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago to Columbus
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus to Winston Salem
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Chicago to Toledo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Toledo to Winston Salem
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $130

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