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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell, drive  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kalispell (FCA) ORD - FCA
  2. Drive from Kalispell to Fernie

$241 - $524

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Bus, train, drive  •  35h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to St Paul, MN
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Shelby Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Shelby Transit Center to Port of Sweet Grass
  4. Drive from Port of Sweet Grass to Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S
  5. Take the bus from Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S to Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave

$227 - $351

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Fly Chicago Midway to Kalispell, drive  •  9h 57m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Kalispell (FCA) MDW - FCA
  2. Drive from Kalispell to Fernie

$671 - $1,634

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Cranbrook, shuttle  •  10h 9m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cranbrook (YXC) ORD - YXC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Cranbrook, BC to Fernie, BC

$403 - $556

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Calgary, shuttle  •  11h 21m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Calgary (YYC) ORD - YYC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary Airport to Fernie, BC - Red Tree Lodge

$491 - $1,344

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Missoula, drive  •  10h 35m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Missoula (MSO) ORD - MSO
  2. Drive from Missoula to Fernie

$278 - $451

Train, bus, drive  •  34h 23m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Shelby Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Shelby Transit Center to Port of Sweet Grass
  3. Drive from Port of Sweet Grass to Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S
  4. Take the bus from Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S to Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave

$230 - $327

Drive  •  27h 33m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Fernie 2719.2 km

$280 - $410

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fernie is 1-833-784-4397.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Fernie is to train and bus and drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 34h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Fernie is to fly and drive which costs $190 - $430 and takes 8h 4m.

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The distance between Chicago and Fernie is 2278 km. The road distance is 2719.2 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 4m to get from Chicago to Fernie, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Kalispell Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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Fernie is 1h behind Chicago. It is currently 4:37 PM in Chicago and 3:37 PM in Fernie.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Fernie is 2719 km. It takes approximately 27h 33m to drive from Chicago to Fernie.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Kalispell Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Fernie. Prices start at $112 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Fernie.
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  • Distance: 2277.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 4m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Fernie, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Fernie. However, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Kalispell, then take the drive to Fernie. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Midway, take the walk to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Kalispell, then take the drive to Fernie.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kalispell via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kalispell via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $450
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cranbrook via Denver, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cranbrook via Minneapolis, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cranbrook via Minneapolis, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cranbrook via Atlanta, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Shelby Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Seat
$380 - $550
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis to Shelby Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
19h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$420 - $600
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Business Seat
$280 - $400
Bus operators
The Fernie Shuttle
Phone
1-250-423-4023
Email
theshuttlefernie@hotmail.com
Website
thefernieshuttle.com
Shuttle from Cranbrook, BC to Fernie, BC
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110
Schedules at
thefernieshuttle.com
Shuttle from Calgary Airport to Fernie, BC - Red Tree Lodge
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$138
Schedules at
thefernieshuttle.com
Northern Transit Interlocal
Mountain Man Mikes Bus Service
Email
info@mountainmanmikes.ca
Website
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S to Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
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