There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Durango by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly to Durango  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Durango (DRO) ORD - DRO

$232 - $1,105

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Train, bus  •  32 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Grand Junction, Co
  3. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO

$194 - $443

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Fly to Montrose, bus, shuttle  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Montrose (MTJ) ORD - MTJ
  2. Take the bus from Montrose to Telluride
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Telluride to Durango

$562 - $1,210

Bus  •  39 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Denver, CO
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co
  4. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO

$210 - $332

Drive  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Durango 1344.5 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Durango is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 22 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Durango is to fly which costs $230 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Durango is 1128 miles. The road distance is 1344.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Durango without a car is to train and bus which takes 32 h 26 min and costs $190 - $450.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Chicago to Durango, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Durango is to fly which takes 7 h 23 min and costs $230 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $340 and takes 39 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Durango Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Durango is 1 h behind Chicago. It is currently 1:13 PM in Chicago and 12:13 PM in Durango.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Durango is 1345 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 13 min to drive from Chicago to Durango.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Durango Airport.

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  • Distance: 1127.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Durango, CO, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Chicago to Durango hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Durango via O'Hare, Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport, Peoria, Peoria, IL, Denver, CO, Denver, Co, Grand Junction, Co, and Grand Junction, CO in around 39 h 37 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Durango via Madison, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Durango via Rapid City, Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Durango via Grand Rapids, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montrose
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montrose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Durango via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Durango via Fayetteville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Durango via Champaign, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montrose
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montrose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $800
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 Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Mountain Limo
Website
mountain-limo.com
Bus from Montrose to Telluride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
mountain-limo.com
High Up Shuttles
Website
highuptours.com
Shuttle from Telluride to Durango
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$315
Schedules at
highuptours.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 Kansas City, Mo to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Durango, CO
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
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There are 85+ hotels available in Durango. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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