There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Delaware by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Chicago Midway  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Columbus (CMH) MDW - CMH

$187 - $474

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Marysville, OH Schedule 22:Chicago-Cleveland

$64 - $93

4 alternative options

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Columbus (CMH) ORD - CMH

$177 - $355

Train, bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1097 / ...

$125 - $236

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Warsaw, IN Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw, IN to Columbus, OH Chicago

$92 - $157

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Delaware 343.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Delaware is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Delaware is to fly which costs $180 - $480 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Delaware is 263 miles. The road distance is 343.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Delaware without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 48 min and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Chicago to Delaware, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Delaware is to fly which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $180 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Delaware is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 5:51 AM in Chicago and 6:51 AM in Delaware.

Map of how to get from Chicago to Delaware.
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  • Distance: 262.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Delaware, OH, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago to Delaware every 4 hours. Alternatively, Barons Bus operates a bus from Chicago to Delaware once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
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 to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
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
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Warsaw, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Warsaw, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Book at
hoosierride.com

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