There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Las Vegas by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Las Vegas (LAS) MDW - LAS

$88 - $215

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Las Vegas (LAS) ORD - LAS

$30 - $75

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Train to South Bend, fly  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
  2. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Las Vegas (LAS) SBN - LAS

$103 - $424

Train to Milwaukee, fly  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Las Vegas (LAS) MKE - LAS

$105 - $491

Train, bus  •  37h 57m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Flagstaff Station to Downtown Las Vegas FlixBus

$171 - $237

Bus  •  40h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to St. Louis
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis to Las Vegas, Nv 1675

$173 - $264

Drive  •  27h 23m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Las Vegas 1781.4 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Las Vegas is to fly which costs $30 - $75 and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Las Vegas is to fly which costs $85 - $220 and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Las Vegas. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Las Vegas, Nv via Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 40m.

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The distance between Chicago and Las Vegas is 1530 miles. The road distance is 1781.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Las Vegas without a car is to train and bus which takes 37h 57m and costs $170 - $240.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Chicago to Las Vegas, including transfers.

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Chicago to Las Vegas bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Las Vegas is to fly which takes 6h 3m and costs $85 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $270 and takes 40h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 45m.

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Chicago to Las Vegas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Las Vegas, Nv station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Las Vegas.
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  • Distance: 1529.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Las Vegas, NV, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago to Las Vegas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Las Vegas via Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis in around 40h 40m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
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 Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to Flagstaff Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
31h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Premium
$430 - $600
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $480
Business Seat
$350 - $500
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Flagstaff Station to Downtown Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus
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 Greyhound Bus Station St. Louis to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $220
Flexible
$220 - $320

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Las Vegas is 2h behind Chicago. It is currently 1:44 PM in Chicago and 11:44 AM in Las Vegas.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Las Vegas is 1781 miles. It takes approximately 27h 23m to drive from Chicago to Las Vegas.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Las Vegas Airport.

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There are 428+ hotels available in Las Vegas. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs $2 - $5.

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