There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Kalispell by plane, car or train

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kalispell (FCA) ORD - FCA

$291 - $940

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Missoula, drive  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Missoula (MSO) ORD - MSO
  2. Drive from Missoula to Kalispell

$222 - $571

3 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Kalispell  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Kalispell (FCA) MDW - FCA

$371 - $889

Train  •  32 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Whitefish Amtrak Empire Builder

$251 - $657

Drive  •  26 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Kalispell 1610.7 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Kalispell is 1374 miles. The road distance is 1610.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Kalispell without a car is to train which takes 32 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Chicago to Kalispell, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Kalispell is to fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 32 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Kalispell Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 7 min.

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Kalispell is 1 h behind Chicago. It is currently 8:04 AM in Chicago and 7:04 AM in Kalispell.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Kalispell is 1611 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 10 min to drive from Chicago to Kalispell.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Kalispell Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Kalispell. Prices start at $81 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 Kalispell.
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  • Distance: 1374 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Kalispell, MT, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Kalispell hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Kalispell 3 times a day. Tickets cost $200 - $600 and the journey takes 31 h 41 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kalispell via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kalispell via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Missoula
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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 Whitefish Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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

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