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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Junction City by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Manhattan  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Manhattan (MHK) ORD - MHK

$207 - $755

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Bus via St. Louis  •  16h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to St. Louis via St Louis
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Junction City 1675 / ...

$71 - $102

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Fly Chicago Midway to Kansas City, shuttle  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Kansas City (MCI) MDW - MCI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Kansas City International Airport, MO to Junction, KS

$227 - $414

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City, shuttle  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kansas City (MCI) ORD - MCI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Kansas City International Airport, MO to Junction, KS

$227 - $395

Train, bus  •  14h 58m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Junction City

$100 - $201

Bus  •  15h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo 1353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Junction City 1675 / ...

$76 - $109

Drive  •  10h 36m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Junction City 657.4 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Junction City is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Junction City is to fly which costs $200 - $800 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Junction City. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Junction City via St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 20m.

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The distance between Chicago and Junction City is 525 miles. The road distance is 657.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Junction City without a car is to train and bus which takes 14h 58m and costs $100 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Chicago to Junction City, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Junction City is to fly which takes 3h 41m and costs $200 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $110 and takes 15h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Manhattan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Chicago to Junction City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Junction City station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Junction City.
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  • Distance: 525.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Junction City, KS, USA?

American Airlines flies from Chicago to Junction City twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Junction City via St Louis, Mo in around 15h 20m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Kansas City International Airport, MO to Junction, KS
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$115 - $130
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.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 St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Junction City
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Junction City
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $100

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Junction City is 657 miles. It takes approximately 10h 36m to drive from Chicago to Junction City.

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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Manhattan Airport.

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Book your Chicago to Junction City bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Junction City. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs $2 - $5.

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