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There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Cobourg by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toronto, train  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toronto (YYZ) ORD - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Cobourg

$213 - $379

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Bus, drive  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Youngstown
  2. Take the bus from Youngstown, OH to Buffalo, NY
  3. Drive from Locust St & Main St to Cobourg

$137 - $213

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo, shuttle, train  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Buffalo (BUF) ORD - BUF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport
  3. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Cobourg

$208 - $469

Fly Chicago Midway to Buffalo, shuttle, train  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Buffalo (BUF) MDW - BUF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport
  3. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Cobourg

$383 - $799

Train to Milwaukee, fly to Toronto, train  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Toronto (YYZ) MKE - YYZ
  3. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Cobourg

$377 - $1,444

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Rochester, train  •  13h 11m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Rochester (ROC) ORD - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Toronto Union Station
  3. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Cobourg

$170 - $788

Train via Detroit  •  12h 54m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit
  2. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto Union Station
  3. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Cobourg

$180 - $337

Train  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto Union Station
  3. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Cobourg

$184 - $300

Drive  •  9h 54m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Cobourg 939.8 km

$95 - $150

Chicago to Cobourg by train

The train journey time between Chicago and Cobourg is around 38h 15m and covers a distance of around 1145 km. The fastest train normally takes 38h 15m. Operated by Amtrak and VIA Rail, the Chicago to Cobourg train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Cobourg. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Cobourg train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cobourg is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cobourg is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Cobourg is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Cobourg is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 9h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Cobourg is to fly and train which costs $170 - $310 and takes 7h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Cobourg. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Cobourg via Buffalo and Toronto Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 55m.

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It is 804 km from Chicago to Cobourg. It is approximately 939.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Cobourg without a car is to train which takes 17h 55m and costs $140 - $240.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Chicago to Cobourg, including transfers.

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Chicago to Cobourg train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 36m.

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Cobourg is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 9:40 AM in Chicago and 10:40 AM in Cobourg.

Chicago to Cobourg train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Cobourg station.

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  • Distance: 804.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Cobourg, ON, Canada?

You can take a train from Chicago to Cobourg via Detroit, Windsor, and Toronto Union Station in around 12h 54m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Flights from Milwaukee to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Flights from Milwaukee to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Cobourg
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$23 - $40
Business
$84 - $87
Economy
$49 - $51
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Train from Rochester to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $60
Business
$100 - $130
Economy
$70 - $80
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Train from Windsor to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $70
Business
$110 - $150
Economy
$80 - $95
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Train from Buffalo to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $50
Business
$90 - $105
Economy
$59 - $63
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
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 Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
Train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Seat
$150 - $230
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
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 Chicago to Youngstown
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $150

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Cobourg is 940 km. It takes approximately 9h 54m to drive from Chicago to Cobourg.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Cobourg. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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