• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Nantucket by plane, bus, ferry, train, car ferry 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 O'Hare to Nantucket  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Nantucket (ACK) ORD - ACK

$253 - $1,207

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  28h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI
  3. Take the bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Transportation Center, Hyannis, MA
  4. Take the car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket

$136 - $377

5 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Boston, bus, ferry  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Boston (BOS) MDW - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Logan International Airport to Hyannis Transportation Center
  3. Take the ferry from Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA to Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA

Train to Milwaukee, fly to Nantucket  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Nantucket (ACK) MKE - ACK

$331 - $1,576

Bus, ferry  •  23h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA
  3. Take the bus from South Station Transp. Ctr to Hyannis Transportation Center
  4. Take the ferry from Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA to Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA

Train, bus, ferry  •  25h 59m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
  2. Take the bus from South Station Transp. Ctr to Hyannis Transportation Center
  3. Take the ferry from Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA to Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA

Drive, ferry  •  18h 39m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA
  2. Take the ferry from Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA to Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA Nantucket High-Speed

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Nantucket is to bus and car ferry which costs $130 - $380 and takes 28h 57m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Nantucket is to fly which costs $250 - $1,300 and takes 6h 55m.

More details

The distance between Chicago and Nantucket is 911 miles.

The best way to get from Chicago to Nantucket without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 23h 28m and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 6h 55m to get from Chicago to Nantucket, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Nantucket Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

Search flights

Nantucket is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 11:42 AM in Chicago and 12:42 PM in Nantucket.

Delta, American Airlines, Cape Air and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Nantucket Airport.

Search flights

There are 42+ hotels available in Nantucket. Prices start at $149 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs $2 - $5.

More details

Map of how to get from Chicago to Nantucket.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 910.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 55m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Nantucket, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and four other airlines fly from Chicago to Nantucket hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nantucket via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nantucket via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Milwaukee to Nantucket via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Nantucket via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nantucket via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Milwaukee to Nantucket via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Logan International Airport to Hyannis Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
p-b.com
Bus from South Station Transp. Ctr to Hyannis Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
p-b.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Transportation Center, Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com
Ferry operators
Hy-Line Cruises
Website
hylinecruises.com
Ferry from Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA to Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
hylinecruises.com
Steamship Authority
Website
steamshipauthority.com
Car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Schedules at
steamshipauthority.com
Passenger - Traditional Service
$19
Automobiles - Traditional Service
$140 - $200
Passenger - High Speed
$37

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.