There are 10 ways to get from Chicago to Clearlake by plane, car, bus or train

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 Chicago Midway to Sacramento, drive  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Sacramento (SMF) MDW - SMF
  2. Drive from Sacramento to Clearlake

$160 - $167

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento, drive  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sacramento (SMF) ORD - SMF
  2. Drive from Sacramento to Clearlake

$46 - $239

8 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to San Francisco, bus, drive  •  10h 13m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to San Francisco (SFO) MDW - SFO
  2. Take the bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport International to Sonoma County Airport
  3. Drive from Sonoma County Airport to Clearlake

$144 - $3,955

Fly Chicago Midway to Oakland, bus, drive  •  10h 16m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Oakland (OAK) MDW - OAK
  2. Take the bus from Oak - Oakland Airport to Sonoma County Airport
  3. Drive from Sonoma County Airport to Clearlake

$138 - $705

Fly Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco, bus, drive  •  10h 27m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to San Francisco (SFO) ORD - SFO
  2. Take the bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport International to Sonoma County Airport
  3. Drive from Sonoma County Airport to Clearlake

$118 - $605

Fly Chicago Midway to San Jose, bus, drive  •  11h 39m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to San Jose (SJC) MDW - SJC
  2. Take the bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport Domestic to Sonoma County Airport
  3. Drive from Sonoma County Airport to Clearlake

$308 - $1,185

Fly Chicago O'Hare to San Jose, bus, drive  •  11h 55m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to San Jose (SJC) ORD - SJC
  2. Take the bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport Domestic to Sonoma County Airport
  3. Drive from Sonoma County Airport to Clearlake

$162 - $515

Train, drive  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Davis Amtrak Station California Zephyr
  2. Drive from Davis Amtrak Station to Clearlake

$219 - $305

Bus, drive  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Rosa, CA
  3. Drive from Santa Rosa, CA to Clearlake

$272 - $370

Drive  •  32h 50m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Clearlake 2122.7 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United States. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United States.

Learn More.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Clearlake is to fly and drive which costs $45 - $240 and takes 7h 57m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Clearlake is to fly and drive which costs $155 - $170 and takes 7h 28m.

More details

The distance between Chicago and Clearlake is 1850 miles. The road distance is 2122.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from Chicago to Clearlake, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Sacramento Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 15m.

Search flights

Clearlake is 2h behind Chicago. It is currently 2:55 PM in Chicago and 12:55 PM in Clearlake.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Clearlake is 2123 miles. It takes approximately 32h 50m to drive from Chicago to Clearlake.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 25+ hotels available in Clearlake. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Chicago to Clearlake.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1850 miles
  • Duration: 7h 28m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Clearlake, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Clearlake. However, you can take the subway to Midway, take the walk to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Sacramento, then take the drive to Clearlake. Alternatively, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Sacramento, then take the drive to Clearlake.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Sacramento via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Jose via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Davis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Seat
$480 - $700
Bus operators
Sonoma Airport Express
Phone
+1 707-837-8700
Email
info@airportexpressinc.com
Website
airportexpressinc.com
Bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport International to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$36 - $42
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com
Bus from Oak - Oakland Airport to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$36 - $42
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.com
Bus from SFO - San Francisco Airport Domestic to Sonoma County Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$36 - $42
Schedules at
airportexpressinc.com
Book at
sae.betterez.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
Bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
47h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $300
Flexible
$300 - $430
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Santa Rosa, CA
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120
ACN Autobuses
Phone
+52 664 299 0487
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs $2 - $5.

More details