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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Midland by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 16m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Saginaw (MBS) ORD - MBS

$134 - $352

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Bus  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Saginaw, MI 1482

$86 - $115

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Flint Amtrak Station Blue Water
  2. Take the bus from Flint to Saginaw, MI 1492 Detroit to Bay City / ...

$91 - $219

Drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Midland 302.1 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Midland is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Midland is to fly which costs $130 - $360 and takes 3h 16m.

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The distance between Chicago and Midland is 211 miles. The road distance is 302.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Midland without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 4m and costs $90 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Chicago to Midland, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Midland is to fly which takes 3h 16m and costs $130 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $120 and takes 9h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Saginaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Midland is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 3:53 AM in Chicago and 4:53 AM in Midland.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Midland is 302 miles. It takes approximately 5h 4m to drive from Chicago to Midland.

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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Saginaw Airport.

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  • Distance: 210.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 16m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Midland, MI, USA?

United Airlines flies from Chicago to Midland 3 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Trails operates a bus from Chicago to Midland once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 9h 30m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Flint Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint to Saginaw, MI
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Saginaw, MI
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Flint to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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There are 10+ hotels available in Midland. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs $2 - $5.

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