There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Houghton by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Hancock (CMX) ORD - CMX

$111 - $392

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4716 / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Hancock, MI 8539 / ...

$60 - $114

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Hancock, MI 8539 / ...

$73 - $139

Bus, Amtrak Thruway via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Hancock, MI 8539 / ...

$68 - $120

Drive  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Houghton 418.2 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Houghton is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Houghton is to fly which costs $110 - $400 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Houghton. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Hancock, MI via Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 44 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Houghton is 368 miles. The road distance is 418.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Houghton without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 13 h 23 min and costs $70 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Chicago to Houghton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Houghton is to fly which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $110 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs $60 - $120 and takes 13 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Hancock Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 26 min.

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Chicago to Houghton bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hancock, MI station.

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  • Distance: 367.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

United Airlines flies from Chicago to Houghton twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Houghton via Milwaukee, Wi and Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak in around 13 h 44 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hancock
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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 Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus 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
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Hancock, MI
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Hancock, MI
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.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.

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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 Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Coach USA

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Houghton is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 8:59 PM in Chicago and 9:59 PM in Houghton.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Houghton is 418 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to drive from Chicago to Houghton.

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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Hancock Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Houghton. 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 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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