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There are 12 ways to get from Chicago to New Haven by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly Chicago Midway to Hartford, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Hartford (BDL) MDW - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station

$195 - $463

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Bus  •  20h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny 1604
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$94 - $232

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Hartford, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Hartford (BDL) ORD - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station

$185 - $404

Fly Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MDW - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station

$172 - $684

Fly Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ORD - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station

$137 - $565

Fly Chicago Midway to Newark, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Newark (EWR) MDW - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station

$178 - $574

Fly Chicago O'Hare to White Plains, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to White Plains (HPN) ORD - HPN
  2. Take the train from Stamford to New Haven

$212 - $822

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MKE - LGA
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station

$197 - $730

Bus, train  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven New Haven

$111 - $140

Train  •  21h 14m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station Shuttle / ...

$150 - $409

Train via New York Penn Station  •  22h 9m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...

$199 - $558

Drive  •  14h 24m

  1. Drive from Chicago to New Haven 869 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to New Haven is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to New Haven is to fly and train which costs $190 - $470 and takes 6h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to New Haven. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at New Haven, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to New Haven station. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at New Haven State Street Station via Springfield Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 14m.

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The distance between Chicago and New Haven is 764 miles. The road distance is 869 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to New Haven without a car is to bus and train which takes 17h 56m and costs $110 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Chicago to New Haven, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to New Haven is to bus which takes 20h 30m and costs $90 - $240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $150 - $410 and takes 21h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to New Haven.
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  • Distance: 764.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 1m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and New Haven, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to New Haven via New York, Ny in around 20h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chicago to New Haven via Springfield Amtrak Station in around 21h 14m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Hartford via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to White Plains via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to White Plains
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to White Plains via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to White Plains via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to White Plains
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Milwaukee to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Chicago Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $19
Onboard
$17 - $24
At station
$14 - $18
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from Stamford to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.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
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 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Hartford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Chicago to New Haven bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Haven, Ct station.

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New Haven is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 7:28 AM in Chicago and 8:28 AM in New Haven.

Chicago to New Haven train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to New Haven is 869 miles. It takes approximately 14h 24m to drive from Chicago to New Haven.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Hartford Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in New Haven. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23m and costs $2 - $4.

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