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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) ORD - MYR

$88 - $428

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) MDW - MYR

$172 - $618

Bus via Atlanta  •  22h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Myrtle Beach, SC Atlanta

$102 - $156

Bus  •  24h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Myrtle Beach, SC Atlanta

$123 - $169

Train, drive  •  26h 45m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Dillon Amtrak Station
  3. Drive from Dillon Amtrak Station to Myrtle Beach, SC

$141 - $203

Train, bus  •  36h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Wilson Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Wilson Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Myrtle Beach, Sc 387

Drive  •  16h 17m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC 950.9 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC is to bus via Atlanta which costs $100 - $160 and takes 22h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC is to fly which costs $85 - $430 and takes 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Myrtle Beach, SC via Peachtree St @ Alabama St and Atlanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 23m.

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The distance between Chicago and Myrtle Beach, SC is 743 miles. The road distance is 950.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC without a car is to bus via Atlanta which takes 22h 46m and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC, including transfers.

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Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC is to fly which takes 3h 55m and costs $85 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus via Atlanta, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 22h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Myrtle Beach Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 6m.

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Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC bus services, operated by Southeastern Stages, arrive at Myrtle Beach, SC station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC.
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  • Distance: 743.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Myrtle Beach, SC, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC via Atlanta - Marta Civic Center, Civic Center Station, Garnett Station, and Atlanta in around 22h 46m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Myrtle Beach via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Chicago Midway to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Washington Union Station to Dillon Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Wilson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$70 - $100
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
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megabus.com
Southeastern Stages
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $160
Bus from Wilmington, Nc to Myrtle Beach, Sc
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilson Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Myrtle Beach, SC is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 11:57 AM in Chicago and 12:57 PM in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC is 951 miles. It takes approximately 16h 17m to drive from Chicago to Myrtle Beach, SC.

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

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There are 2136+ hotels available in Myrtle Beach, SC. 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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