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There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Grand-Canyon by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff, bus  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Flagstaff (FLG) ORD - FLG
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)

$232 - $905

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix, shuttle, bus  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Phoenix (PHX) ORD - PHX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Flagstaff Amtrak (Station)
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)

$177 - $490

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Fly Chicago Midway to Las Vegas, shuttle  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Las Vegas (LAS) MDW - LAS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas @ Circus Circus to Grand Canyon National Park Visitor Center

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas, shuttle  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Las Vegas (LAS) ORD - LAS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Las Vegas @ Circus Circus to Grand Canyon National Park Visitor Center

Fly Chicago Midway to Phoenix, shuttle, bus  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Phoenix (PHX) MDW - PHX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Flagstaff Amtrak (Station)
  3. Take the bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)

$222 - $729

Fly Chicago Midway to Flagstaff, bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Flagstaff (FLG) MDW - FLG
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)

$442 - $1,954

Train, bus  •  34 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)

$243 - $678

Bus  •  39 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Flagstaff, Az 1351 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)

$188 - $449

Drive  •  27 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Grand-Canyon 1754.7 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Grand-Canyon is to drive which costs $170 - $250 and takes 27 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Grand-Canyon is to fly and bus which costs $440 - $2,000 and takes 9 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Grand-Canyon. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge) via Flagstaff, AZ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 19 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Grand-Canyon is 1379 miles. The road distance is 1754.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Grand-Canyon without a car is to train and bus which takes 34 h 54 min and costs $240 - $700.

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It takes approximately 10 h 29 min to get from Chicago to Grand-Canyon, including transfers.

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Chicago to Grand-Canyon bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Flagstaff Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Chicago to Grand-Canyon bus services, operated by Arizona Shuttle, arrive at Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Grand-Canyon is 1755 miles. It takes approximately 27 h 24 min to drive from Chicago to Grand-Canyon.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Grand-Canyon.
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  • Distance: 1379.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 29 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Grand-Canyon, AZ, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Grand-Canyon via Flagstaff, Az, Flagstaff, AZ, and Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge) in around 39 h 19 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Las Vegas via Omaha
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Phoenix via Omaha
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Phoenix via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via Denver, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via Des Moines, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via Albuquerque, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via El Paso, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via Omaha, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via Memphis, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flagstaff via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flagstaff via Denver, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flagstaff via Kansas City, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flagstaff via Dallas, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flagstaff via Las Vegas, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flagstaff via St. Louis, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flagstaff via Omaha, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via St. Louis, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via Grand Rapids, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flagstaff via Minneapolis, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flagstaff via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flagstaff via Minneapolis, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flagstaff via Nashville, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,100
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
Phone
+1 (800) 888-2749
Website
arizonashuttle.com
Bus from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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Arizona Shuttle
Shuttle from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Flagstaff Amtrak (Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
Arizona Shuttle
Bus from Flagstaff, AZ to Grand Canyon (Maswik Lodge)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
Arizona Shuttle
GO123 HOPPER
Email
https://www.go123hopper.com/contact/
Website
go123hopper.com
Shuttle from Las Vegas @ Circus Circus to Grand Canyon National Park Visitor Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
go123hopper.com
Book at
go123hopper.com
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
Bus from Chicago, Il to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $260
Flexible
$300 - $400

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Flagstaff Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Grand-Canyon. Prices start at $100 USD 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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