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

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Bus, taxi  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to South Street Station - South Bend
  2. Take the bus from South Street Station - South Bend to Plymouth, IN
  3. Take a taxi from Plymouth, IN to Monterey

$116 - $161

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Train, drive  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park Ssl
  2. Drive from Dune Park to Monterey

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 15m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Monterey 102 miles

$10 - $15

Fly, drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) ORD - SBN
  2. Drive from South Bend to Monterey

$128 - $393

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Monterey is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Monterey is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2h 15m.

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The distance between Chicago and Monterey is 78 miles. The road distance is 102 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Monterey without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4h 3m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Chicago to Monterey, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 43 min.

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Monterey is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 7:14 PM in Chicago and 8:14 PM in Monterey.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Monterey is 102 miles. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Chicago to Monterey.

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

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There are four+ hotels available in Monterey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Monterey.
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  • Distance: 77.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Monterey, IN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Monterey. However, you can take the bus to South Street Station - South Bend, take the bus to Plymouth, IN, then take the taxi to Monterey. Alternatively, you can take the train to Dune Park then take the drive to Monterey.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to South Street Station - South Bend
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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Bus from South Street Station - South Bend to Plymouth, IN
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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Other operators
Taxi from Plymouth, IN to Monterey
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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