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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Morelia by plane, bus, train 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 Chicago Midway to Morelia  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Morelia (MLM) MDW - MLM

$332 - $1,144

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City, bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Mexico City (MEX) ORD - MEX
  2. Take the bus from México Poniente to Morelia

$137 - $742

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Fly Chicago Midway to Queretaro, bus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Queretaro (QRO) MDW - QRO
  2. Take the bus from Queretaro to Morelia

$318 - $1,022

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara, bus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Guadalajara (GDL) ORD - GDL
  2. Take the bus from Guadalajara to Morelia

$176 - $605

Bus  •  47 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 895 / ...
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to Santiago de Querétaro
  4. Take the bus from Queretaro to Morelia

$190 - $457

Train, bus via Nuevo Laredo  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Morelia

$251 - $661

Train, bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Santiago de Querétaro
  3. Take the bus from Queretaro to Morelia

$235 - $638

Drive  •  34 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Morelia 2029.2 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Morelia is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $750 and takes 11 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Morelia is to fly which costs $330 - $1,200 and takes 7 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Morelia. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Morelia via Dallas, Tx, San Antonio and Queretaro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 24 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Morelia is 1736 miles. The road distance is 2029.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Morelia without a car is to bus which takes 47 h 24 min and costs $190 - $460.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Chicago to Morelia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Morelia is to fly which takes 7 h 1 min and costs $330 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $460 and takes 47 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Morelia Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 9 min.

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Chicago to Morelia bus services, operated by ETN, arrive at Morelia station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Morelia.
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  • Distance: 1735.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Morelia, Mexico?

Volaris flies from Chicago to Morelia once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Morelia via Dallas, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, Santiago de Querétaro, and Queretaro in around 47 h 24 min.

Airlines
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Morelia
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Guadalajara via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
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 San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Queretaro to Morelia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$18 - $27
Full Fare
$16 - $23
Regular Price
$28
Internet Discount
$24
Bus from México Poniente to Morelia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$23 - $35
Regular Price
$31
Internet Discount
$26
Bus from Guadalajara to Morelia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$23 - $35
Full Fare
$23 - $35
Regular Price
$29
Internet Discount
$25
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Morelia
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$60 - $95
Full Fare
$85 - $120
Regular Price
$99
Internet Discount
$84
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Guadalajara to Morelia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
primeraplus.com.mx
Internet Promotion
$21
Regular Price
$24
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 Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Laredo, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to Santiago de Querétaro
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$50 - $80
Ejecutivo
$86 - $91

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Morelia is 2029 miles. It takes approximately 34 h 15 min to drive from Chicago to Morelia.

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Volaris offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Morelia Airport.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Morelia. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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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 - $4.

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