There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Maryland by plane, subway, train, bus 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 Midway to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MDW - DCA
  2. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station

$106 - $422

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md 1632 / ...

$75 - $189

7 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington, subway  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ORD - DCA
  2. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station

$101 - $373

Fly Chicago Midway to Baltimore  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Baltimore (BWI) MDW - BWI

$100 - $410

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Baltimore (BWI) ORD - BWI

$75 - $361

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ORD - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
  4. Take the train from ROCKVILLE MARC wb to GERMANTOWN MARC wb

$114 - $396

Train via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$164 - $465

Train  •  24 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak Cardinal

$130 - $371

Drive  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Baltimore 703.8 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Maryland, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Glen Burnie hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Baltimore hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $180 and the journey takes 17 h 24 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Dayton
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Maryland Transit
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from ROCKVILLE MARC wb to GERMANTOWN MARC wb
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
17 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chicago to Maryland?

The distance between Chicago and Maryland is 938 km. The road distance is 1126 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Maryland?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Maryland is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago to Maryland?

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Maryland is to fly and subway which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $100 - $430.

Is there a direct train between Chicago and Maryland?

No, there is no direct train from Chicago to Maryland. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak via Washington Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 21 min.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago and Maryland?

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Maryland. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at LEXINGTON ST & CALVERT ST eb via HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb and EDMONDSON AVE & BENTALOU ST eb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 14 min.

How long does it take to get from Chicago to Maryland?

It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Chicago to Maryland, including transfers.