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Recommended option

Fly Chicago Midway to Daytona Beach  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Daytona Beach (DAB) MDW - DAB

$184 - $277

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Orlando, night bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Orlando (MCO) ORD - MCO
  2. Take the night bus from Orlando to Daytona Beach

$70 - $248

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Daytona Beach  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Daytona Beach (DAB) ORD - DAB

$204 - $377

Fly Chicago Midway to Orlando, night bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Orlando (MCO) MDW - MCO
  2. Take the night bus from Orlando to Daytona Beach

$160 - $878

Fly Chicago Midway to Jacksonville, bus  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Jacksonville (JAX) MDW - JAX
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach

$470 - $5,531

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville, bus  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Jacksonville (JAX) ORD - JAX
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach

$150 - $271

Bus via Atlanta  •  26h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach

$121 - $188

Bus  •  29h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak to Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Jacksonville
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach

$137 - $190

Drive  •  19h 1m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Daytona Beach 1153.5 miles

$110 - $170

Chicago to Daytona Beach by bus and subway

The journey time between Chicago and Daytona Beach is around 37h 35m and covers a distance of around 1176 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 37h 35m. Services are operated by Greyhound USA, MARTA and Megabus. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
37h 35m
Fastest journey time:
37h 35m
Journey distance:
1176 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$121
Carbon emissions:
234 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:30
Last service departs at:
10:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Daytona Beach bus and subway schedules

Chicago → Daytona Beach
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Daytona Beach is 800-232-4636.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Daytona Beach is to fly and night bus which costs $65 - $250 and takes 7h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago to Daytona Beach is to fly which takes 6h 58m and costs $180 - $280.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Daytona Beach. However, there are services departing from Chicago Amtrak and arriving at Daytona Beach via Atlanta and Jacksonville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 35m.

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The distance between Chicago and Daytona Beach is 955 miles. The road distance is 1153.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Daytona Beach without a car is to bus via Atlanta which takes 26h 14m and costs $120 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Chicago to Daytona Beach, including transfers.

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Chicago to Daytona Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Daytona Beach is to fly which takes 6h 58m and costs $180 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus via Atlanta, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 26h 14m.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Daytona Beach Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 24m and has one stopover.

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Chicago to Daytona Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Daytona Beach station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Daytona Beach.
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  • Distance: 955.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Daytona Beach, FL, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Chicago to Daytona Beach every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Daytona Beach via Atlanta, Garnett Station, Civic Center Station, Atlanta, GA, and Jacksonville in around 26h 14m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Orlando via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Daytona Beach via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Daytona Beach via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $410
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $280
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Daytona Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Daytona Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Daytona Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Daytona Beach via Pittsburgh, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Daytona Beach via Indianapolis, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Daytona Beach via Detroit, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Orlando to Daytona Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Chicago to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Chicago Amtrak to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Atlanta to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
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Daytona Beach is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 6:40 PM in Chicago and 7:40 PM in Daytona Beach.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Daytona Beach is 1154 miles. It takes approximately 19h 1m to drive from Chicago to Daytona Beach.

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

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There are 305+ hotels available in Daytona Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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