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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Estes Park by plane, shuttle, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly Chicago Midway to Denver, shuttle  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Denver (DEN) MDW - DEN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport to Estes Park, Co

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Denver, shuttle  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Denver (DEN) ORD - DEN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport to Estes Park, Co

Train to Milwaukee, fly to Denver, shuttle  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Denver (DEN) MKE - DEN
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport to Estes Park, Co

Fly Chicago Midway to Colorado Springs, bus, shuttle  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Colorado Springs (COS) MDW - COS
  2. Take the bus from Colorado Springs Airport to Denver International Airport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport to Estes Park, Co

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs, bus, shuttle  •  10h 16m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Colorado Springs (COS) ORD - COS
  2. Take the bus from Colorado Springs Airport to Denver International Airport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Denver International Airport to Estes Park, Co

Train, taxi  •  20h 5m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver California Zephyr
  2. Take a taxi from Broadway & Regent Dr to Estes Park

Bus, taxi  •  23h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Omaha, Ne
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Denver
  3. Take a taxi from Downtown Boulder Station to Estes Park

Drive  •  16h 33m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Estes Park 1038.9 miles

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The most affordable way to get from Chicago to Estes Park is to fly and shuttle, which costs $100 - $370 and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Estes Park is to fly and shuttle which costs $100 - $370 and takes 7h 4m.

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The distance between Chicago and Estes Park is 941 miles. The road distance is 1038.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Estes Park without a car is to train and taxi which takes 20h 5m and costs $200 - $280.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Chicago to Estes Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Denver Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Estes Park is 1h behind Chicago. It is currently 2:11 AM in Chicago and 1:11 AM in Estes Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Estes Park is 1039 miles. It takes approximately 16h 33m to drive from Chicago to Estes Park.

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Frontier Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Denver Airport.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Estes Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Estes Park.
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  • Distance: 940.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 4m

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

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Estes Park. However, you can take the subway to Midway, take the walk to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Denver, take the walk to Denver International Airport, then take the shuttle to Estes Park. Alternatively, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Denver, take the walk to Denver International Airport, then take the shuttle to Estes Park.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver via Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver via Omaha
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Milwaukee to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Chicago Midway to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Colorado Springs via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Milwaukee to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Milwaukee to Denver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Milwaukee to Denver
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to Denver
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Estes Park Shuttle
Phone
(970) 586-5151
Email
estesparkshuttle@aol.com
Website
estesparkshuttle.com
Shuttle from Denver International Airport to Estes Park, Co
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
estesparkshuttle.com
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Groome Transportation
Phone
+1 719-687-3456
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Colorado Springs Airport to Denver International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Burlington Trailways
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Other operators
Taxi from Broadway & Regent Dr to Estes Park
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs $1 - $5.

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