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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Lakefield by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls, bus

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux Falls (FSD)
  2. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Jackson, MN

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Fort Dodge, drive

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fort Dodge (FOD)
  2. Drive from Fort Dodge to Lakefield

Fly Chicago Midway to Minneapolis, bus

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Minneapolis (MSP)
  2. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis, bus

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Minneapolis (MSP)
  2. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis
  2. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN

Bus via Minneapolis

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis
  2. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN

Drive

  1. Drive from Chicago to Lakefield

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Lakefield is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Lakefield is to fly and drive which costs $110 - $450 and takes 6h 3m.

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It is 405 miles from Chicago to Lakefield. It is approximately 497.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Lakefield without a car is to train and bus which takes 13h 31m and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Chicago to Lakefield, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Sioux Falls Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 42m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Lakefield is 497 miles. It takes approximately 8h 1m to drive from Chicago to Lakefield.

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

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There are seven+ hotels available in Lakefield. 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 $1 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Lakefield.
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  • Distance: 404.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 12m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Lakefield, MN, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Lakefield via Minneapolis Downtown, Marquette Av S at 3 St S SW corner, Burnsville, MN, and Jackson, MN in around 14h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Dodge
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Dodge via Mason City
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $490
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Jackson, MN
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Jackson, MN
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis Downtown
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$35 - $65
Adult Advance Purchase
$30 - $45
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 Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110

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