There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Duluth 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 Chicago O'Hare to Duluth  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Duluth (DLH) ORD - DLH

$94 - $317

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to St Paul, Mn 4712 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St. Paul to Duluth, MN 907

$76 - $154

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Fly Chicago Midway to Minneapolis, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Minneapolis (MSP) MDW - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN to Duluth, MN

$103 - $316

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minneapolis (MSP) ORD - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN to Duluth, MN

$83 - $247

Train, bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from St. Paul to Duluth, MN 907

$98 - $220

Bus Megabus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to St Paul, MN
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN to Duluth, MN

$80 - $98

Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Duluth 471.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Duluth is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Duluth is to fly which costs $90 - $320 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Duluth. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Duluth, MN via Union Depot & Gate A1 and Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 32 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Duluth is 407 miles. The road distance is 471.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Duluth without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 13 min and costs $95 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Chicago to Duluth, including transfers.

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Chicago to Duluth bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chicago station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Duluth is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $90 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $100 and takes 12 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Duluth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 31 min.

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Chicago to Duluth bus services, operated by Skyline Shuttle, arrive at Duluth, MN station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Duluth.
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  • Distance: 407.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Duluth, MN, USA?

United Airlines flies from Chicago to Duluth 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Duluth via St Paul, MN, Union Depot & Gate A1, Glumack Dr & Terminal 1/Lindbergh Upper, and Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN in around 12 h 32 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Duluth
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Skyline Shuttle
Website
skylineshuttle.com
Bus from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN to Duluth, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$41 - $42
Schedules at
skylineshuttle.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from St. Paul to Duluth, MN
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 Chicago, Il to St Paul, Mn
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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