There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Edmonton 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 Edmonton  •  9 h 42 min

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

$179 - $362

8 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Edmonton  •  9 h 31 min

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

$209 - $391

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Red Deer, bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Red Deer (YQF) ORD - YQF
  2. Take the bus from Red Deer - Radisson to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$317 - $850

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Calgary, bus  •  10 h 39 min

  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

Bus  •  41 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Grand Forks, ND 928
  4. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to Winnipeg Airport
  5. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Edmonton

$219 - $442

Train, bus  •  42 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Grand Forks, ND 927
  3. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to Winnipeg Airport
  4. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Edmonton

$242 - $510

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  45 h 45 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN 966
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Grand Forks, ND 927
  4. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to Winnipeg Airport
  5. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Edmonton

$224 - $400

Train  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Edmonton

$315 - $1,026

Drive  •  29 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Edmonton 1678.6 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Edmonton is to fly which takes 9 h 31 min and costs $200 - $400.

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The distance between Chicago and Edmonton is 2308 km. The road distance is 2686 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 42 min to get from Chicago to Edmonton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Edmonton. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Edmonton via Hennepin Ave & Maple St, Minneapolis, MN, Fargo, ND, Grand Forks, ND and Winnipeg, MB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 27 min.

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

Delta, WestJet and four other airlines fly from Chicago to Edmonton every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Edmonton via Minneapolis, Mn, Hennepin Ave & Maple St, Hennepin Ave & 9th St S, Minneapolis, MN, Fargo, ND, Grand Forks, ND, Winnipeg Airport, and Winnipeg, MB in around 41 h 27 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Red Deer via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Red Deer via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Red Deer via Denver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Red Deer via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Red Deer via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Red Deer via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Minneapolis, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $55
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$85 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $220
Train from Toronto to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$210 - $300
Economy
$400 - $550
Economy Plus
$550 - $750
Business
$550 - $850
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,000 - $1,500
Bus operators
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Red Deer - Radisson to Edmonton - Downtown Office
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
redarrow.ca
Bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
redarrow.ca
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo, ND to Grand Forks, ND
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Grand Forks, ND to Winnipeg Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Grand Forks, ND
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$75 - $110
Online Fare
$100 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $180
Refundable
$130 - $200

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