There are 11 ways to get from Chicago to Fort Myers 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 Midway to Ft. Myers  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Ft. Myers (RSW) MDW - RSW

$115 - $759

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers, line 140 bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Ft. Myers (RSW) ORD - RSW
  2. Take the line 140 bus from Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue to Edison Mall Transfer Station

$85 - $380

9 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) ORD - SRQ
  2. Take the bus from Sarasota, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl

$227 - $589

Fly Chicago Midway to Tampa, bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Tampa (TPA) MDW - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Tampa - Travel Centers to Fort Myers - Walmart

$172 - $829

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Tampa, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Tampa (TPA) ORD - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Tampa - Travel Centers to Fort Myers - Walmart

$172 - $930

Fly Chicago Midway to Fort Lauderdale, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) MDW - FLL
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Fort Myers - Walmart

$161 - $493

Bus Megabus  •  26 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Punta Gorda, FL Atlanta route

$270 - $292

Bus Greyhound USA  •  31 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl

$141 - $358

Train, bus via Hollywood Amtrak  •  44 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Hollywood Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL - Hollywood Denny's to Fort Myers - Walmart

$310 - $798

Train, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl

$272 - $785

Drive  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Fort Myers 1300.9 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Fort Myers is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Fort Myers is to fly which takes 6 h 18 min and costs $110 - $800.

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The distance between Chicago and Fort Myers is 1776 km. The road distance is 2081 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Chicago to Fort Myers, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Fort Myers. However, there are services departing from Chicago Amtrak, Il and arriving at Ft Myers, Fl via Atlanta, Ga and Orlando, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Fort Myers, FL, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Fort Myers hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Fort Myers via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Civic Center Station, Doraville Station, Atlanta, GA, Punta Gorda, FL, and Punta Gorda, FL - Pilot in around 26 h 47 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tampa via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tampa via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Fort Lauderdale via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers via Covington
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sarasota/Bradenton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Hollywood Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Lee County Transit
Phone
+1 239-533-2111
Website
rideleetran.com
Bus from Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue to Edison Mall Transfer Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
leegov.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sarasota, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Tampa - Travel Centers to Fort Myers - Walmart
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Fort Myers - Walmart
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL - Hollywood Denny's to Fort Myers - Walmart
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Megabus
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Punta Gorda, FL
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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