There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Guadalajara by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Guadalajara (GDL) ORD - GDL

$161 - $582

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Fly Chicago Midway to Guadalajara  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Guadalajara (GDL) MDW - GDL

$191 - $681

Fly Chicago Midway to Leon/Guanajuato, bus  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) MDW - BJX
  2. Take the bus from León to Guadalajara

$272 - $866

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) ORD - BJX
  2. Take the bus from León to Guadalajara

$282 - $867

Train, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Nuevo Laredo
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Guadalajara

$277 - $678

Bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 831
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to Laredo
  4. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
  5. Take the bus from Puebla to Zapopan

$285 - $610

Drive  •  34 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Guadalajara 2040.4 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Guadalajara is to fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Guadalajara is to fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Guadalajara. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Juan Palomar y Arias via Dallas, Tx, San Antonio, Nuevo Laredo, Puebla and Aviación. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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The distance between Chicago and Guadalajara is 1740 miles. The road distance is 2040.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Guadalajara without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 7 h and costs $270 - $700.

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It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to get from Chicago to Guadalajara, including transfers.

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Chicago to Guadalajara bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Guadalajara is to fly which takes 8 h 48 min and costs $160 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $650 and takes 2 days 9 h.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Guadalajara Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h.

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Chicago to Guadalajara bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Zapopan station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Guadalajara.
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  • Distance: 1739.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 48 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Guadalajara, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Interjet and four other airlines fly from Chicago to Guadalajara hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Guadalajara via Dallas, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, Laredo, Nuevo Laredo, Puebla, Zapopan, and Aviación in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Guadalajara via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Leon/Guanajuato via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Leon/Guanajuato via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Guadalajara via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Leon/Guanajuato via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Leon/Guanajuato via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from León to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$20 - $30
Full Fare
$18 - $26
Regular Price
$26
Internet Discount
$22
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $90
Full Fare
$80 - $120
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Puebla
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$70 - $110
Full Fare
$100 - $140
Bus from Puebla to Zapopan
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$45 - $70
Full Fare
$55 - $80
Regular Price
$92
Internet Discount
$79
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Nuevo Laredo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Laredo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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 Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Guadalajara is 2040 miles. It takes approximately 34 h 11 min to drive from Chicago to Guadalajara.

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Volaris, Aeroméxico, Interjet and two other airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Guadalajara Airport.

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There are 395+ hotels available in Guadalajara. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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