There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Hershey by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Harrisburg, line 322 bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Harrisburg (MDT) ORD - MDT
  2. Take the line 322 bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave

$184 - $441

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  23 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Akron, OH
  2. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$82 - $187

4 alternative options

Fly to State College, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to State College (SCE) ORD - SCE
  2. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$272 - $435

Train  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$121 - $324

Bus  •  21 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md 1632 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...

$88 - $217

Drive  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Hershey 673.1 miles

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Hershey is 936 km. The road distance is 1077 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Hershey is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Hershey is to fly and line 322 bus which takes 6 h 2 min and costs $180 - $450.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Hershey. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave via Baltimore Downtown, Md and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Chicago to Hershey, including transfers.

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Hershey, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Chicago to Hershey via Pittsburgh Amtrak, Harrisburg Amtrak, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 17 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Hershey via Baltimore Downtown, Md, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 21 h 43 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to State College via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to State College via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Harrisburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to State College via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $300
Bus operators
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from State College, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
17 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
bus
Bus from State College to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week

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