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There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Blue Ridge Parkway by plane, bus, car, taxi or train

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Fly Chicago Midway to Charlotte, bus, drive

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Charlotte (CLT)
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Drive from Hickory Airport to Blue Ridge Parkway

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte, bus, drive

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Charlotte (CLT)
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Drive from Hickory Airport to Blue Ridge Parkway

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lewisburg, drive

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lewisburg (LWB)
  2. Drive from Lewisburg to Blue Ridge Parkway

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point, line 17 bus, bus, taxi

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO)
  2. Take the line 17 bus from Coble Transportation Center to Winston-Salem Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Winston-Salem to Wilkesboro Town Hall
  4. Take a taxi from Wilkesboro Town Hall to Blue Ridge Parkway

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Roanoke, bus, taxi

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Roanoke (ROA)
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke to Wytheville
  3. Take a taxi from Wytheville to Blue Ridge Parkway

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Columbus
  2. Take the bus from Columbus to Wytheville
  3. Take a taxi from Wytheville to Blue Ridge Parkway

Train, bus, taxi

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Wytheville
  3. Take a taxi from Wytheville to Blue Ridge Parkway

Bus, taxi via Toledo

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Wytheville
  3. Take a taxi from Wytheville to Blue Ridge Parkway

Drive

  1. Drive from Chicago to Blue Ridge Parkway
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blue Ridge Parkway is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Blue Ridge Parkway is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago to Blue Ridge Parkway is to fly and bus and drive which takes 6h 36m and costs $300 - $3,900.

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The distance between Chicago and Blue Ridge Parkway is 517 miles. The road distance is 662.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Blue Ridge Parkway without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 17h 26m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Chicago to Blue Ridge Parkway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Blue Ridge Parkway is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 9:00 PM in Chicago and 10:00 PM in Blue Ridge Parkway.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Blue Ridge Parkway is 662 miles. It takes approximately 11h 49m to drive from Chicago to Blue Ridge Parkway.

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

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There are three+ hotels available in Blue Ridge Parkway. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Blue Ridge Parkway.
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  • Distance: 517.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 36m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Blue Ridge Parkway, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Blue Ridge Parkway. However, you can take the subway to Midway, take the walk to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Charlotte, take the walk to Charlotte Airport, take the bus to Hickory Airport, then take the drive to Blue Ridge Parkway. Alternatively, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Charlotte, take the walk to Charlotte Airport, take the bus to Hickory Airport, then take the drive to Blue Ridge Parkway.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charlotte via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
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 Toledo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to Winston-Salem Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Winston-Salem to Wilkesboro Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.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 Roanoke to Wytheville
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Columbus to Wytheville
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Bus from Toledo to Wytheville
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
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
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago to Columbus
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wilkesboro Town Hall to Blue Ridge Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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