There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Atlanta (ATL) ORD - ATL

$60 - $308

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Bus  •  14h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center Chicago

$57 - $91

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Atlanta (ATL) MDW - ATL

$126 - $6,008

Train to South Bend, fly  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
  2. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Atlanta (ATL) SBN - ATL

$116 - $287

Train to Milwaukee, fly  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Atlanta (ATL) MKE - ATL

$133 - $484

Bus via Chicago Amtrak, Il  •  17h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151 / ...

$78 - $105

Train  •  32h 17m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal City Of New Orleans
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Atlanta Peachtree Station Crescent

$156 - $223

Drive  •  11h 48m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta 715.6 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta is to bus which costs $55 - $95 and takes 14h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta is to fly which costs $120 - $6,000 and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta. However, there are services departing from Chicago Amtrak, Il and arriving at Peachtree St@14Th St via Peachtree St @ Decatur St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Midtown Atlanta station. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Atlanta Peachtree Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 17m.

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The distance between Chicago and Midtown Atlanta is 590 miles. The road distance is 715.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 14h 16m and costs $55 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta, including transfers.

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Chicago to Midtown Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago Amtrak, Il station.

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Chicago to Midtown Atlanta train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs $60 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $95 and takes 14h 16m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $230 and takes 32h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 589.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Midtown Atlanta, GA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Chicago to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 14h 5m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Chicago Midway to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Atlanta Peachtree Station
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Book at
megabus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $160

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Chicago to Midtown Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlanta, Ga station.

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Chicago to Midtown Atlanta train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Atlanta Peachtree Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Midtown Atlanta is 716 miles. It takes approximately 11h 48m to drive from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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Book your Chicago to Midtown Atlanta train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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There are 810+ hotels available in Midtown Atlanta. 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 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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