There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Manhattan by plane, train, bus, shuttle or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Manhattan  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Manhattan (MHK) ORD - MHK

$201 - $740

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Topeka, Ks
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Topeka, KS to Manhattan, KS

$110 - $218

4 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Kansas City  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Kansas City (MCI) MDW - MCI

$212 - $399

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kansas City (MCI) ORD - MCI

$212 - $380

Train, bus, shuttle  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Topeka, Ks
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Topeka, KS to Manhattan, KS

$134 - $269

Drive  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Manhattan 650.1 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Manhattan is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Manhattan is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Manhattan is 508 miles. The road distance is 650.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Chicago to Manhattan, including transfers.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 507.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Manhattan, KS, USA?

American Airlines flies from Chicago to Manhattan twice daily.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kansas City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Topeka, KS to Manhattan, KS
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com

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