There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Flint by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Flint Amtrak Blue Water

$45 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Flint 1482

$40 - $55

7 alternative options

Bus via Kalamazoo, Mi  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi 5508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Flint 1482

$46 - $96

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Flint 269.5 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Flint  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Flint (FNT) ORD - FNT

$81 - $401

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Saginaw, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Saginaw (MBS) ORD - MBS
  2. Take the bus from Saginaw, MI to Flint

$143 - $365

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lansing, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lansing (LAN) ORD - LAN
  2. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Flint Amtrak

$151 - $772

Fly Chicago Midway to Detroit, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$138 - $284

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Detroit, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$128 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Flint is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Flint is to fly which costs $80 - $410 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Flint is 217 miles. The road distance is 269.5 miles.

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The train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Flint Amtrak takes 4 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Flint. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Flint Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Flint is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs $45 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $100 and takes 6 h 55 min, You could also fly, which costs $80 - $410 and takes 3 h 52 min..

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Chicago to Flint train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Port Huron Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Flint.
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  • Distance: 216.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Flint, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Flint once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Flint via Kalamazoo, Mi and Kalamazoo in around 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Flint Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from East Lansing Amtrak to Flint Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Flint
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Flint
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Saginaw, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Amtrak

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