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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls, bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux Falls (FSD) ORD - FSD
  2. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Granite Falls, MN

$206 - $348

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Bus via Minneapolis  •  13h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Granite Falls, MN 925

$61 - $105

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis, bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minneapolis (MSP) ORD - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Granite Falls, MN

$110 - $245

Fly Chicago Midway to Minneapolis, bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Minneapolis (MSP) MDW - MSP
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Granite Falls, MN

$234 - $2,365

Train to Milwaukee, fly to Minneapolis, bus  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Minneapolis (MSP) MKE - MSP
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Granite Falls, MN

$212 - $311

Train, bus  •  13h 11m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Granite Falls, MN 925

$83 - $123

Bus  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Granite Falls, MN 925

$76 - $112

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Granite Falls 532.2 miles

$50 - $80

Chicago to Granite Falls by train and bus

The journey time between Chicago and Granite Falls is around 25h 30m and covers a distance of around 580 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 30m. Operated by Amtrak, Metro Transit and Jefferson Lines, the Chicago to Granite Falls service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Granite Falls, MN. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
25h 30m
Fastest journey time:
25h 30m
Journey distance:
580 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$83
Carbon emissions:
68 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:15
Last service departs at:
14:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Granite Falls train and bus schedules

Chicago → Granite Falls
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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Granite Falls is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Granite Falls is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Granite Falls is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Granite Falls is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Granite Falls is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $350 and takes 7h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Granite Falls. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Granite Falls, MN via Minneapolis, MN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 54m.

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The distance between Chicago and Granite Falls is 449 miles. The road distance is 532.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Granite Falls without a car is to train and bus which takes 13h 11m and costs $80 - $130.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Chicago to Granite Falls, including transfers.

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Chicago to Granite Falls bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chicago station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Sioux Falls Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Chicago to Granite Falls bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Granite Falls, MN station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Granite Falls is 532 miles. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Chicago to Granite Falls.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Granite Falls.
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  • Distance: 448.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Granite Falls, MN, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Granite Falls via Minneapolis, MN and Minneapolis, MN in around 13h 54m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Milwaukee to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
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
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Granite Falls, MN
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Granite Falls, MN
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Megabus
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 to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Sioux Falls Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Granite Falls. 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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