There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Northfield 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Chicago Midway, bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. MDW - MSP

$77 - $289

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 6 min

  1. via Minneapolis
  2. 2 / ...

$44 - $69

4 alternative options

Fly from Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. ORD - MSP

$57 - $220

Train, bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Empire Builder
  2. 3,5 / ...

$83 - $204

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  12 h 28 min

  1. 966
  2. 3,5 / ...

$95 - $144

Drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. 403.7 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Northfield, MN, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Northfield via Minneapolis, MN and Minneapolis in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Minneapolis via Mason City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Northfield Lines
Phone
1-888-670-8068 / +1 (651) 203-8888
Email
pwilliams@northfieldlines.com
Website
northfieldlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport to Northfield - Downtown
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
northfieldlines.com
Book at
northfield.betterez.com
Bus from Minneapolis to Carleton College
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
northfieldlines.com
Book at
northfield.betterez.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Northfield is 533 km. The road distance is 646 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Northfield is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Northfield is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 51 min and costs $75 - $290.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Northfield. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Carleton College via Minneapolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Chicago to Northfield, including transfers.