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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Harbor Springs by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly Chicago Midway to Pellston  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Pellston (PLN) MDW - PLN

$152 - $790

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Fly Chicago Midway to Manistee, drive  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manistee (MBL) MDW - MBL
  2. Drive from Manistee to Harbor Springs

$46 - $395

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City, bus  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Traverse City (TVC) ORD - TVC
  2. Take the bus from Traverse City, MI to Petoskey, MI

$158 - $452

Train, bus  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station Blue Water
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Petoskey, MI 1488

$107 - $152

Train, bus via Grand Rapids  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station Pere Marquette
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Petoskey, MI 1484

$105 - $148

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi 5508 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Petoskey, MI

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails via Chicago, IL - Amtrak  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Kalamazoo, MI Chicago
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Petoskey, MI

Drive  •  6h 44m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Harbor Springs 372.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Harbor Springs is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Harbor Springs is to fly which costs $150 - $800 and takes 5h 24m.

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The distance between Chicago and Harbor Springs is 280 miles. The road distance is 372.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Harbor Springs without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 26m and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Chicago to Harbor Springs, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Harbor Springs is to fly which takes 5h 24m and costs $150 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, which costs and takes 11h 24m.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Pellston Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 17m and has one stopover.

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Harbor Springs is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 9:13 AM in Chicago and 10:13 AM in Harbor Springs.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Harbor Springs is 372 miles. It takes approximately 6h 44m to drive from Chicago to Harbor Springs.

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Pellston Airport.

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  • Distance: 280.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Harbor Springs, MI, USA?

Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from Chicago to Harbor Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Harbor Springs via Kalamazoo, Mi, Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak, and Petoskey, MI in around 11h 24m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pellston via Louisville, Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pellston via Cleveland, Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pellston via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manistee
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Traverse City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
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 East Lansing Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Chicago Union Station to Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Traverse City, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Petoskey, MI
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$16 - $23
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Standard Fare
$29 - $34
Refundable
$38 - $41

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There are 129+ hotels available in Harbor Springs. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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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