There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Jackson by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Jackson (JAC) ORD - JAC

$322 - $1,360

Cheapest option

Bus, train, shuttle  •  41 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Lincoln, NE
  2. Take the train from Lincoln Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub to Maverick, Jackson, WY

$275 - $535

2 alternative options

Train, shuttle  •  40 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub to Maverick, Jackson, WY Mountain States Express North

$279 - $671

Drive  •  21 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Jackson 1398.7 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Jackson is 1183 miles. The road distance is 1398.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Jackson without a car is to train and shuttle which takes 40 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Chicago to Jackson, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Jackson Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 14 min.

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Jackson is 1 h behind Chicago. It is currently 10:06 AM in Chicago and 9:06 AM in Jackson.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Jackson is 1399 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 46 min to drive from Chicago to Jackson.

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

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There are 229+ hotels available in Jackson. Prices start at $177 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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Map of how to get from Chicago to Jackson.
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  • Distance: 1183.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Jackson, WY, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Jackson every 2 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
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 Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Train from Lincoln Amtrak to Salt Lake City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Bus operators
Alltrans
Website
jacksonholealltrans.com
Shuttle from Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub to Maverick, Jackson, WY
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
jacksonholealltrans.com
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Lincoln, NE
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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