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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  3h 48m

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

$156 - $758

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4h 3m

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

$36 - $198

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Train to South Bend, fly  •  5h 47m

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

$276 - $438

Train to Milwaukee, fly  •  5h 36m

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

$128 - $334

Bus  •  16h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta "Greyhound"

$79 - $105

Drive  •  11h 49m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta 715.2 miles

$70 - $110

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The cost-effective way to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta is to drive, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 11h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta is to fly which costs $150 - $800 and takes 3h 48m.

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The distance between Chicago and Midtown Atlanta is 590 miles. The road distance is 715.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 16h 19m and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta is to fly which takes 3h 48m and costs $150 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $110 and takes 16h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Midtown Atlanta is 715 miles. It takes approximately 11h 49m to drive from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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There are 953+ hotels available in Midtown Atlanta. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 589.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

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

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Midtown Atlanta every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Atlanta twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 16h 5m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from South Bend to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
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
$13 - $15
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
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
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 to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs $2 - $5.

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