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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to New River Gorge National River by plane, taxi, car, train or bus

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Fly to Lewisburg, taxi  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lewisburg (LWB) ORD - LWB
  2. Take a taxi from Lewisburg to New River Gorge National River

$232 - $635

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Train  •  15h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Prince Amtrak Station Cardinal

$90 - $121

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Fly to Roanoke, drive  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Roanoke (ROA) ORD - ROA
  2. Drive from Roanoke to New River Gorge National River

$116 - $514

Fly to Charleston, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Charleston (CRW) ORD - CRW
  2. Take the train from Charleston Amtrak Station to Prince Amtrak Station

$162 - $786

Bus  •  16h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh 1604 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Beckley, Wv 1093 / ...

$111 - $163

Drive  •  10h 2m

  1. Drive from Chicago to New River Gorge National River 557.9 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to New River Gorge National River is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to New River Gorge National River is to fly and taxi which costs $230 - $650 and takes 4h 47m.

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The distance between Chicago and New River Gorge National River is 451 miles. The road distance is 557.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to New River Gorge National River without a car is to train which takes 15h 33m and costs $85 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Chicago to New River Gorge National River, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to New River Gorge National River is to train which takes 15h 33m and costs $85 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 16h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lewisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 47m.

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New River Gorge National River is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 4:00 PM in Chicago and 5:00 PM in New River Gorge National River.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to New River Gorge National River is 558 miles. It takes approximately 10h 2m to drive from Chicago to New River Gorge National River.

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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lewisburg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to New River Gorge National River.
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  • Distance: 451.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and New River Gorge National River, WV, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Prince Amtrak Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 15h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to New River Gorge National River via Toledo, Oh and Beckley, Wv in around 16h 16m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $470
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 Charleston Amtrak Station to Prince Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to Prince Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
15h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
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 Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Beckley, Wv
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
Other operators
Taxi from Lewisburg to New River Gorge National River
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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There are 22+ hotels available in New River Gorge National River. 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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