There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Niagara Falls Station by plane, bus, train 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 Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Buffalo (BUF) MDW - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$138 - $425

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Bus  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Toronto, On 5508
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON 4 stops / ...

$67 - $167

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Buffalo (BUF) ORD - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$128 - $396

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Rochester, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Rochester (ROC) ORD - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station

$170 - $436

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toronto, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toronto (YYZ) ORD - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$117 - $445

Fly Chicago Midway to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) MDW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$116 - $447

Train  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$100 - $275

Bus, train  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel 5500 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail

$73 - $193

Drive  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Niagara Falls Station 523.9 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Niagara Falls Station. However, there are services departing from Chicago Amtrak, Il and arriving at Niagara Falls, ON via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Niagara Falls Station station. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Niagara Falls Station via Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 51 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Niagara Falls Station is 447 miles. The road distance is 523.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Niagara Falls Station without a car is to train which takes 12 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Chicago to Niagara Falls Station, including transfers.

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Chicago to Niagara Falls Station bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago Amtrak, Il station.

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Chicago to Niagara Falls Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Niagara Falls Station is to train which takes 12 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Chicago to Niagara Falls Station bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Niagara Falls, ON station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Niagara Falls Station.
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  • Distance: 447.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Niagara Falls Station, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Chicago to Niagara Falls Station via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Buffalo in around 12 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Niagara Falls Station via Toronto, On, Toronto, ON, and Niagara Falls, ON in around 15 h 26 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.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.

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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 Amtrak, Il to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Toronto, On to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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Niagara Falls Station is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 8:59 AM in Chicago and 9:59 AM in Niagara Falls Station.

Chicago to Niagara Falls Station train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Niagara Falls Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Niagara Falls Station is 524 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 58 min to drive from Chicago to Niagara Falls Station.

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

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There are 444+ hotels available in Niagara Falls Station. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs .

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