There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Huntsville by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Huntsville (HSV) ORD - HSV

$232 - $435

Cheapest option

Train, night bus, bus  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
  2. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Huntsville, Al

$70 - $154

2 alternative options

Bus  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Huntsville, Al 1163

$75 - $190

Drive  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Huntsville 581.9 miles

$55 - $85

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Huntsville, Al. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 35 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Huntsville is 500 miles. The road distance is 581.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Huntsville without a car is to train and night bus and bus which takes 12 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Chicago to Huntsville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Huntsville is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Huntsville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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Chicago to Huntsville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Huntsville, Al station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Huntsville is 582 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to drive from Chicago to Huntsville.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Huntsville Airport.

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  • Distance: 499.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Huntsville, AL, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Huntsville every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Huntsville hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $190 and the journey takes 18 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
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 Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Huntsville, Al
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to Huntsville, Al
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190

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Book your Chicago to Huntsville bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Huntsville. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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