Travel from Chicago to New-Jersey

Train, bus or fly from Chicago to New Jersey?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and Porter Airlines fly from Chicago to Elizabeth every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Newark once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $200 and the journey takes 18 hours 25 minutes.

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How to get from Chicago to New Jersey

ModeDurationPrice
From Adams/Wabash subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Newark airport, then line 62 bus to Elizabeth.3 h 47 min$165
From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Newark airport, then line 62 bus to Elizabeth.4 h 12 min$146
From Adams/Wabash subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to New York La Guardia airport, bus to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, subway to 33rd Street, then train to Jersey City.4 h 39 min$205
From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to New York La Guardia airport, bus to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, subway to 33rd Street, then train to Jersey City.4 h 59 min$126
From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to New York JFK airport, AirTrain to Jamaica, train to Penn Station, walk to 33rd Street, then train to Jersey City.5 h 8 min$145
From Adams/Wabash subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Philadelphia airport, train to University City, walk to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak, then train to Trenton.4 h 49 min$201
From Chicago, IL bus to Newark, NJ.18 h 25 min$78
From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to New York Penn Station then train to Newark Penn Station Amtrak.20 h 37 min$376
From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to Newark Penn Station Amtrak.26 h 53 min$310
From Chicago drive to Newark.12 h 51 min$93

How long does it take to get from Chicago to New Jersey?

It takes approximately 3 hours 47 minutes to get from Chicago to New Jersey, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Chicago and New Jersey?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Newark Penn Station Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 26 hours 53 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago and New Jersey?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Newark, NJ. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 hours 25 minutes.

Operators from Chicago to New Jersey

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
DeltaDelta
Porter AirlinesPorter Airlines
NJ TransitNJ Transit
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Air CanadaAir Canada
New York City Transit (MTA)New York City Transit (MTA)
Port Authority NYNJPort Authority NYNJ
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
Long Island Rail RoadLong Island Rail Road
SEPTASEPTA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express