There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Cooperstown by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse, train, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Syracuse (SYR) ORD - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse to Utica
  3. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$209 - $406

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Bus, train  •  23 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Utica
  3. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$106 - $294

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Fly Chicago Midway to Albany, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Albany (ALB) MDW - ALB
  2. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Oneonta, NY

$205 - $603

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) ORD - AVP
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY

$283 - $541

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Albany, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Albany (ALB) ORD - ALB
  2. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Oneonta, NY

$195 - $414

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Rochester, train, bus  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Rochester (ROC) ORD - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Utica
  3. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$187 - $472

Fly Chicago Midway to Buffalo, bus, train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Buffalo (BUF) MDW - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny
  3. Take the train from Rochester to Utica
  4. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$189 - $549

Train, bus  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$116 - $305

Drive  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Cooperstown 767.8 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Cooperstown is 655 miles. The road distance is 767.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Cooperstown without a car is to train and bus which takes 15 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to get from Chicago to Cooperstown, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 37 min.

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Cooperstown is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 2:43 AM in Chicago and 3:43 AM in Cooperstown.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Cooperstown is 768 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 1 min to drive from Chicago to Cooperstown.

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

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There are 50+ hotels available in Cooperstown. Prices start at $81 USD 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 .

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Cooperstown.
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  • Distance: 655 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 24 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Cooperstown, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Cooperstown. However, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Syracuse, take the walk to Syracuse, NY - Airport, take the bus to Syracuse, NY, take the walk to Syracuse, take the train to Utica, then take the bus to Cooperstown. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Midway, take the walk to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Albany, take the walk to Albany International Airport, take the line 117 bus to SUNY Collins Circle, take the bus to Oneonta, NY, take the walk to Oneonta, then take the bus to Cooperstown.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Utica
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$29 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from Rochester to Utica
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
Train from Toronto to Utica
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$80 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $290
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica to Cooperstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Oneonta, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Buffalo Airport to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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