There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Midland by plane, 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  •  3 h 12 min

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

$134 - $352

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Flint
  3. Take the bus from Flint to Saginaw, MI

$89 - $196

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 4 min

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

$91 - $219

Train, bus via East Lansing Amtrak  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak Blue Water
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Saginaw, MI 1482

$93 - $174

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  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 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Midland is to fly which costs $130 - $360 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Chicago to Midland, including transfers.

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

United Airlines flies from Chicago to Midland 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Midland via Kalamazoo, Mi, Kalamazoo, Flint, and Saginaw, MI in around 9 h 9 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Flint Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to East Lansing Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint to Saginaw, MI
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Saginaw, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Kalamazoo to Flint
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Flint to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from East Lansing to Saginaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Flint
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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