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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Chicago Midway to Boston, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Boston (BOS) MDW - BOS
  2. Take the train from North Station to Manchester

$70 - $420

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Boston, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Boston (BOS) ORD - BOS
  2. Take the train from North Station to Manchester

$46 - $120

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Fly Chicago Midway to Manchester, bus, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manchester (MHT) MDW - MHT
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
  3. Take the train from North Station to Manchester

$172 - $459

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Manchester, bus, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Manchester (MHT) ORD - MHT
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
  3. Take the train from North Station to Manchester

$202 - $319

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Providence, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Providence (PVD) ORD - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay
  3. Take the train from North Station to Manchester

$120 - $450

Bus  •  21h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison Nyc

$109 - $148

Train  •  23h 28m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from North Station to Manchester Newburyport/Rockport Line

$111 - $156

Drive  •  17h 6m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea 1023.9 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea is to fly and train which costs $45 - $120 and takes 6h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea is to fly and train which costs $70 - $420 and takes 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Manchester-by-the-Sea. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Manchester via Back Bay and North Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 28m.

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The distance between Chicago and Manchester-by-the-Sea is 868 miles. The road distance is 1023.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea without a car is to bus which takes 21h 31m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea, including transfers.

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Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea is to bus which takes 21h 31m and costs $100 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $160 and takes 23h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Manchester-by-the-Sea is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 7:23 AM in Chicago and 8:23 AM in Manchester-by-the-Sea.

Map of how to get from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea.
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  • Distance: 867.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea via New York, New York, NY, Boston, MA Oak & Harrison, Tufts Medical Center, Haymarket, Haymarket, Salem, and Salem in around 21h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea via Boston, Back Bay, North Station, and North Station in around 23h 28m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $460
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Manchester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
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 Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
21h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA Oak & Harrison
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Manchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea is 1024 miles. It takes approximately 17h 6m to drive from Chicago to Manchester-by-the-Sea.

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Delta, Porter Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Manchester-by-the-Sea. 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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