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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Lehigh Acres by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Ft. Myers (RSW) MDW - RSW

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Bus  •  33h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago IL to West Palm Beach FL Palmland
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach to Ft Myers "Greyhound"

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Ft. Myers (RSW) ORD - RSW

Fly Chicago Midway to Punta Gorda, taxi  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Punta Gorda (PGD) MDW - PGD
  2. Take a taxi from Punta Gorda to Lehigh Acres

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  45h 8m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Tampa
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Tampa Union Station to Fort Myers, FL

Drive  •  21h 31m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Lehigh Acres 1309.2 miles

Chicago to Lehigh Acres by bus

The bus journey time between Chicago and Lehigh Acres is around 33h 8m and covers a distance of around 1523 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 54m. Operated by Palmland Bus Lines, Greyhound USA and Lee County Transit, the Chicago to Lehigh Acres bus service departs from Chicago IL and arrives in Homestead Rd N @ Irondale St E. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

4 Weekly Buses
33h 8m Average Duration
$99 Cheapest Price
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Chicago → Lehigh Acres
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Lehigh Acres is to bus which costs $95 - $140 and takes 33h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago to Lehigh Acres is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs $240 - $1,200.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Lehigh Acres. However, there are services departing from Chicago IL and arriving at Homestead Rd N @ Irondale St E via West Palm Beach, Rosa Parks Transportation Ctr and Edison Mall Transfer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 8m.

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The distance between Chicago and Lehigh Acres is 1114 miles. The road distance is 1309.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Lehigh Acres without a car is to bus which takes 33h 8m and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Chicago to Lehigh Acres, including transfers.

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Chicago to Lehigh Acres bus services, operated by Palmland Bus Lines, depart from Chicago IL station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Lehigh Acres is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs $240 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $140 and takes 33h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Ft. Myers Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Chicago to Lehigh Acres bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ft Myers station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Lehigh Acres.
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  • Distance: 1113.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Lehigh Acres, FL, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Lehigh Acres every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Lehigh Acres via West Palm Beach, Rosa Parks Transportation Ctr, and Edison Mall Transfer in around 33h 8m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,400
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Punta Gorda via Asheville
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
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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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Washington Union Station to Tampa
Ave. Duration
21h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Palmland Bus Lines
Website
palmlandlines.com
Bus from Chicago IL to West Palm Beach FL
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
palmlandlines.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 West Palm Beach to Ft Myers
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tampa Union Station to Fort Myers, FL
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Amtrak
Other operators
Taxi from Punta Gorda to Lehigh Acres
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Gulf Coast Car Service
Phone
+1 941-391-8800
Website
gulfcoastcarservice.com

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Lehigh Acres is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 7:15 AM in Chicago and 8:15 AM in Lehigh Acres.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Lehigh Acres is 1309 miles. It takes approximately 21h 31m to drive from Chicago to Lehigh Acres.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Ft. Myers Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Lehigh Acres. 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 $1 - $5.

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