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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Jacksonville (JAX) ORD - JAX

$158 - $295

Cheapest option

Bus via Atlanta  •  24h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6 Atlanta

$106 - $168

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Jacksonville (JAX) MDW - JAX

$108 - $545

Bus  •  28h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak to Atlanta "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Jacksonville "Greyhound"

$122 - $170

Train via Rockville  •  32h 6m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Jacksonville Silver Meteor / ...

$165 - $238

Train  •  37h 39m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Alexandria to Jacksonville Silver Meteor / ...

$174 - $250

Drive  •  17h 31m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) 1064.3 miles

$100 - $160

Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) by bus and subway

The journey time between Chicago and Jacksonville (Station) is around 30h 38m and covers a distance of around 1093 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 30h 36m. Operated by Greyhound USA, MARTA, Megabus and others, the Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) service departs from Chicago and arrives in Amtrak Station. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
30h 38m
Fastest journey time:
30h 36m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$106
Carbon emissions:
218 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:30
Last service departs at:
10:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) bus and subway schedules

Chicago → Jacksonville (Station)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) is to fly which costs $100 - $550 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) station. However, there are services departing from Chicago Amtrak and arriving at Amtrak Station via Atlanta and JRTC Bay K. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Jacksonville (Station). However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Jacksonville via ROCKVILLE station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 6m.

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The distance between Chicago and Jacksonville (Station) is 865 miles. The road distance is 1064.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) without a car is to bus via Atlanta which takes 24h 48m and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station), including transfers.

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Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago Amtrak station.

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Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) is to fly which takes 4h 9m and costs $150 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus via Atlanta, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 24h 48m, you could also train via Rockville, which costs $160 - $240 and takes 32h 6m.

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  • Distance: 865.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Jacksonville (Station), FL, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) via Atlanta, Garnett Station, Civic Center Station, Atlanta, GA, Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6, and JRTC Bay K in around 24h 48m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Chicago Midway to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jacksonville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Washington Union Station to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
Train from Alexandria to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $240
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
Bus from Chicago to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Chicago Amtrak to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Atlanta to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL - JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Jacksonville Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Jacksonville station.

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Jacksonville (Station) is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 5:41 PM in Chicago and 6:41 PM in Jacksonville (Station).

Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Jacksonville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Jacksonville (Station) is 1064 miles. It takes approximately 17h 31m to drive from Chicago to Jacksonville (Station).

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

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There are 126+ hotels available in Jacksonville (Station). 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 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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