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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Herndon by plane, bus, train, subway or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ORD - IAD

$110 - $383

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Bus  •  19h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New Carrollton, Md 1602 / ...

$80 - $112

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Fly Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington, bus  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MDW - DCA
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T

$106 - $422

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington, bus  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ORD - DCA
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T

$101 - $373

Fly Chicago Midway to Baltimore, train, subway, line 950 bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Baltimore (BWI) MDW - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  4. Take the line 950 bus from Wiehle Metro Bay H to Center St and Locust St

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore, train, subway, line 950 bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Baltimore (BWI) ORD - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  4. Take the line 950 bus from Wiehle Metro Bay H to Center St and Locust St

Train  •  19h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited

$112 - $312

Drive  •  11h 34m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Herndon 694.1 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Herndon is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Herndon is to fly which costs $110 - $390 and takes 3h 48m.

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The distance between Chicago and Herndon is 578 miles. The road distance is 694.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Herndon without a car is to train which takes 19h 2m and costs $110 - $320.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Chicago to Herndon, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Herndon is to fly which takes 3h 48m and costs $110 - $390. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $320 and takes 19h 2m, you could also bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 19h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 42m.

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Herndon is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 5:54 PM in Chicago and 6:54 PM in Herndon.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Herndon is 694 miles. It takes approximately 11h 34m to drive from Chicago to Herndon.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Herndon.
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  • Distance: 577.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Herndon, VA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Chicago to Herndon hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Herndon once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $310 and the journey takes 17h 25m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Louisville
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Dayton
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Fairfax Connector
Website
fairfaxcounty.gov
Bus from Wiehle Metro Bay H to Center St and Locust St
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
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 New Carrollton, Md
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170

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There are 203+ hotels available in Herndon. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs $2 - $5.

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