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

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 O'Hare to Memphis  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Memphis (MEM) ORD - MEM

$118 - $445

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Memphis, Tn 1221 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Jackson, Ms 1209

$81 - $199

6 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Memphis  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Memphis (MEM) MDW - MEM

$128 - $624

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN) ORD - JAN

$347 - $600

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Meridian  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Meridian (MEI) ORD - MEI

$159 - $725

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Mobile, drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Mobile (MOB) ORD - MOB
  2. Drive from Mobile to Biloxi

$207 - $564

Train  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Jackson Amtrak City Of New Orleans

$100 - $290

Drive  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Jackson 743.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Mississippi is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Mississippi is to fly which costs $120 - $650 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Mississippi. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Jackson, Ms via Memphis, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Jackson Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 7 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Mississippi is 630 miles. The road distance is 743.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Mississippi without a car is to train which takes 15 h 7 min and costs $100 - $290.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Chicago to Mississippi, including transfers.

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Chicago to Mississippi bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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Chicago to Mississippi train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Mississippi is to fly which takes 3 h 29 min and costs $110 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $290 and takes 15 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs $80 - $200 and takes 15 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Mississippi.
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  • Distance: 629.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Southaven every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Jackson once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $290 and the journey takes 15 h 7 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Meridian
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mobile via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mobile via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mobile
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mobile via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Memphis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson/Vicksburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mobile via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Jackson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
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, Il to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Jackson, Ms
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65

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