There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Howard University by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MDW - DCA

$105 - $418

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Bus  •  20 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Washington, Dc 1632 / ...

$78 - $193

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ORD - DCA

$100 - $369

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 53 min

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

$112 - $386

Fly Chicago Midway to Baltimore, subway  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Baltimore (BWI) MDW - BWI
  2. Take the subway from GREENBELT station to SHAW station

$107 - $416

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore, subway  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Baltimore (BWI) ORD - BWI
  2. Take the subway from GREENBELT station to SHAW station

$82 - $367

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Reagan Washington  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MKE - DCA

$135 - $594

Train  •  17 h 54 min

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

$112 - $309

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Howard University 699.9 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Howard University. However, there are services departing from Chicago Amtrak, Il and arriving at Florida Ave Nw & Georgia Ave Nw via Massachusetts Ave Ne & Columbus Cir Ne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 22 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Howard University is 597 miles. The road distance is 699.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Howard University without a car is to train which takes 17 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Chicago to Howard University, including transfers.

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Chicago to Howard University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago Amtrak, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Howard University is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 17 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Chicago to Howard University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington, Dc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Howard University is 700 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 35 min to drive from Chicago to Howard University.

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

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  • Distance: 597.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Howard University, DC, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Howard University hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Howard University once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $310 and the journey takes 17 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Dayton
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Milwaukee to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
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
Bus operators
Coach USA
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 Amtrak, Il to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs .

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