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

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  6h 6m

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

$138 - $1,011

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 16m

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

$38 - $251

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Train to South Bend, fly  •  8h 4m

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

$199 - $371

Train to Milwaukee, fly  •  7h 41m

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

$81 - $387

Train, bus  •  34h 37m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Denver California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Denver to Las Vegas "Greyhound"

$179 - $255

Train, Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound  •  43h 15m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City California Zephyr
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Greyhound from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to Las Vegas 8453 / ...

$195 - $273

Bus  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, Il to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver to Las Vegas

$248 - $360

Drive  •  26h 54m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Las Vegas 1756.1 miles

$170 - $250

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The most affordable way to get from Chicago to Las Vegas is to fly, which costs $35 - $260 and takes 6h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Las Vegas is to fly which costs $130 - $1,100 and takes 6h 6m.

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The distance between Chicago and Las Vegas is 1530 miles. The road distance is 1756.1 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 34h 37m and costs $170 - $260.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Las Vegas is to fly which takes 6h 6m and costs $130 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $360 and takes 2 days 18h.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Las Vegas Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 50m.

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Las Vegas is 2h behind Chicago. It is currently 5:15 PM in Chicago and 3:15 PM in Las Vegas.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Las Vegas is 1756 miles. It takes approximately 26h 54m 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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  • Distance: 1529.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

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

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Las Vegas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Las Vegas via O'Hare, Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport, Peoria, Peoria, Il, Denver, Co, and Denver in around 2 days 18h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Las Vegas via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Las Vegas via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Milwaukee to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from South Bend to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
$13 - $15
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
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to Denver
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
34h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $210
Premium
$420 - $600
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $460
Business Seat
$330 - $470
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 Denver to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
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
Bus from Salt Lake City, Greyhound Bus Station, UT to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
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