There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly Chicago Midway to Houston Hobby Apt  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) MDW - HOU

$220 - $916

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Houston, bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Houston (IAH) ORD - IAH
  2. Take the bus from Milam St @ Preston St to El Dorado Pr

$72 - $249

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Houston Hobby Apt  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) ORD - HOU

$96 - $376

Train to Milwaukee, fly to Houston Hobby Apt  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) MKE - HOU

$178 - $752

Fly Chicago Midway to Houston  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Houston (IAH) MDW - IAH

$486 - $1,539

Train to Milwaukee, fly to Houston  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Houston (IAH) MKE - IAH

$174 - $725

Train, night bus  •  25h 40m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx 6489

$140 - $195

Bus  •  26h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx 1227
  2. Take the bus from Bishop Arts to Downtown Houston FlixBus

$134 - $181

Drive  •  19h 19m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area 1125.4 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area is to fly and bus which costs $70 - $250 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area is to fly which costs $220 - $950 and takes 5h 33m.

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The distance between Chicago and Galveston Bay Area is 957 miles. The road distance is 1125.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area without a car is to train and night bus which takes 25h 40m and costs $140 - $200.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area is to fly which takes 5h 33m and costs $220 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $190 and takes 26h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Galveston Bay Area is 1125 miles. It takes approximately 19h 19m to drive from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Houston Hobby Apt Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Galveston Bay Area. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area.
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  • Distance: 956.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Galveston Bay Area, TX, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Galveston Bay Area via Elm @ Griffin - W - Mb, Jefferson @ 10Th - W - Ns, Bishop Arts, Downtown Houston, Pierce St @ Travis St, and Bay Area Pr in around 26h 33m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Houston Hobby Apt via Austin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston Hobby Apt via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston Hobby Apt via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston Hobby Apt via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Houston
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Houston Hobby Apt via Champaign, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Houston Hobby Apt via Des Moines, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Houston Hobby Apt via Columbia, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Houston
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $280
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Seat
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Bus from Milam St @ Preston St to El Dorado Pr
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $210
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Bishop Arts to Downtown Houston
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs $2 - $5.

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