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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Nossi-bé Island by plane or train

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 from Chicago O'Hare  •  23h 18m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Nosy-Be (NOS) ORD - NOS

$2,206 - $4,711

Cheapest option

Fly from Chicago Midway  •  32h 41m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Nosy-Be (NOS) MDW - NOS

$2,106 - $6,011

3 alternative options

Train to Milwaukee, fly  •  27h 58m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Nosy-Be (NOS) MKE - NOS

$2,533 - $6,558

Train to South Bend, fly  •  29h 56m

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
  2. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Nosy-Be (NOS) SBN - NOS

$2,817 - $7,021

Train to Kalamazoo, fly  •  29h 16m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kalamazoo
  2. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Nosy-Be (NOS) AZO - NOS

$2,936 - $6,050

Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Nosy-Be (NOS) flights

The flight time between Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and Nosy-Be (NOS) is around 20h 20m and covers a distance of around 14740 km. The fastest flight normally takes 20h 20m. Services are operated by Ethiopian Airlines. Typically three flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
20h 20m
Fastest flight journey time:
20h 20m
Flight distance:
14740 km
Flights per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$2,280
Carbon emissions:
2989 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
10:15
Last flight departs at:
10:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Nosy-Be (NOS) flight schedules

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Chicago to Nossi-bé Island is to fly, which costs $2,200 - $4,800 and takes 23h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Nossi-bé Island is to fly which costs $2,200 - $4,800 and takes 23h 18m.

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The distance between Chicago and Nossi-bé Island is 14728 km.

It takes approximately 23h 18m to get from Chicago to Nossi-bé Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Nosy-Be Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 20m and has one stopover.

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Nossi-bé Island is 8h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 12:56 PM in Chicago and 8:56 PM in Nossi-bé Island.

Ethiopian Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Nosy-Be Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Nossi-bé Island. 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 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Nossi-bé Island.
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  • Distance: 14728.4 km
  • Duration: 23h 18m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Nossi-bé Island, Madagascar?

Ethiopian Airlines flies from Chicago to Nossi-bé Island 3 times a week.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Nosy-Be via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$2,200 - $4,700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nosy-Be via Washington Dulles, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
36h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$2,600 - $5,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nosy-Be via Atlanta, Paris CDG, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
38h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,300 - $6,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Nosy-Be via Chicago O'Hare, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
24h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$2,800 - $6,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Nosy-Be via Washington Dulles, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$2,900 - $6,000
Flights from South Bend to Nosy-Be via Chicago O'Hare, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$3,200 - $7,000
Flights from Kalamazoo to Nosy-Be via Chicago O'Hare, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
24h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$2,900 - $6,000
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nosy-Be via Atlanta, Rome
Ave. Duration
34h 23m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$2,300 - $6,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nosy-Be via Boston, Rome
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $6,000
Flights from Milwaukee to Nosy-Be via Chicago O'Hare, Rome
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$2,500 - $6,500
Flights from South Bend to Nosy-Be via Chicago O'Hare, Rome
Ave. Duration
36h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$2,800 - $7,000
Flights from South Bend to Nosy-Be via Atlanta, Rome
Ave. Duration
35h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$2,800 - $8,000
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nosy-Be via Atlanta, Paris CDG, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,500 - $7,000
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Nosy-Be via Atlanta, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
41h 17m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$2,400 - $7,000
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 Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com

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