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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Edmonton by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly Chicago Midway to Edmonton  •  10h 15m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Edmonton (YEG) MDW - YEG

$223 - $413

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton  •  10h 38m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Edmonton (YEG) ORD - YEG

$193 - $384

4 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Calgary, bus  •  10h 57m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Calgary (YYC) ORD - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$247 - $510

Fly Chicago Midway to Calgary, bus  •  12h 34m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Calgary (YYC) MDW - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$277 - $539

Bus, drive, train  •  46h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Grand Forks, ND 927
  3. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to US/Canadian Border
  4. Drive from US/Canadian Border to Westbound Des Trappistes at Pembina West
  5. Take the train from Winnipeg to Edmonton

$282 - $460

Drive  •  29h 41m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Edmonton 1678.6 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Edmonton is to drive which costs $220 - $330 and takes 29h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Edmonton is to fly which costs $220 - $420 and takes 10h 15m.

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The distance between Chicago and Edmonton is 1443 miles. The road distance is 1678.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 10h 15m to get from Chicago to Edmonton, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Edmonton Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 31m and has one stopover.

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Edmonton is 1h behind Chicago. It is currently 1:24 PM in Chicago and 12:24 PM in Edmonton.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Edmonton is 1679 miles. It takes approximately 29h 41m to drive from Chicago to Edmonton.

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WestJet, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Edmonton. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Edmonton.
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  • Distance: 1442.7 miles
  • Duration: 10h 15m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Edmonton, AB, Canada?

Delta, WestJet and seven other airlines fly from Chicago to Edmonton hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Minneapolis, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Calgary via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Calgary via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Calgary via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Houston
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Winnipeg to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
23h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$110 - $140
Economy
$140 - $200
EconomyPlus
$170 - $250
Business
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Grand Forks, ND
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Grand Forks, ND to US/Canadian Border
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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