There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Brooklyn by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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

Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak Wolverine

$87 - $161

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi 5508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Jackson, MI 0354

$85 - $133

6 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Brooklyn 223.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toledo, drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toledo (TOL) ORD - TOL
  2. Drive from Toledo to Brooklyn

$87 - $303

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lansing, bus, taxi  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lansing (LAN) ORD - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Jackson, Mi
  3. Take a taxi from Jackson, Mi to Brooklyn

$179 - $790

Fly Chicago Midway to Detroit, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW
  2. Take the train from Dearborn Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak

$195 - $381

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo, train, taxi  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kalamazoo (AZO) ORD - AZO
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Jackson Amtrak to Brooklyn

$245 - $592

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Detroit, train, taxi  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW
  2. Take the train from Dearborn Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Jackson Amtrak to Brooklyn

$185 - $432

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Brooklyn is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Brooklyn is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Brooklyn is 175 miles. The road distance is 223.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Chicago to Brooklyn, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Brooklyn, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Brooklyn 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Brooklyn via Kalamazoo, Mi, Kalamazoo, MI, and Jackson, MI in around 5 h 43 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
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 Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Dearborn Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Kalamazoo Amtrak to Jackson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
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 Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Lansing, Mi to Jackson, Mi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Other operators
Taxi from Jackson, Mi to Brooklyn
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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