There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Brookings by plane, taxi, 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, taxi  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux Falls (FSD) ORD - FSD
  2. Take a taxi from Sioux Falls to Brookings

$312 - $655

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Brookings, SD 704

$118 - $185

4 alternative options

Train, bus, taxi  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Pipestone, MN 925
  3. Take a taxi from Pipestone, MN to Brookings

$262 - $435

Train, bus  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Brookings, SD 704

$166 - $321

Night bus, bus, taxi  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Pipestone, MN 925
  3. Take a taxi from Pipestone, MN to Brookings

$232 - $358

Drive  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Brookings 626.6 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Brookings, SD, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Brookings via Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Fargo, ND, and Brookings, SD in around 19 h 2 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
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 Pipestone, MN
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo, ND to Brookings, SD
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Other operators
Taxi from Sioux Falls to Brookings
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Quicksilver Taxi
Phone
+1 605-376-0107

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Brookings is 792 km. The road distance is 1003 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Brookings is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Brookings is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h 16 min and costs $310 - $700.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Chicago to Brookings, including transfers.