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There are 2 ways to get from Chicago to P’yŏngyang-yŏk by plane or train

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Fly to Shenyang, train  •  33h 25m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Shenyang (SHE) ORD - SHE
  2. Take the train from Shenyang North to Dandong
  3. Take the train from Sinŭiju to Pyongyang

1 alternative option

Fly to Dalian, train  •  36h 35m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dalian (DLC) ORD - DLC
  2. Take the train from Dalian North Station to Dandong
  3. Take the train from Sinŭiju to Pyongyang

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and P’yŏngyang-yŏk is 10410 km.

It takes approximately 33h 25m to get from Chicago to P’yŏngyang-yŏk, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Shenyang Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 15m and has one stopover.

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P’yŏngyang-yŏk is 14h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 2:49 AM in Chicago and 4:49 PM in P’yŏngyang-yŏk.

Japan Airlines, Air Canada, All Nippon Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Shenyang Airport.

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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 P’yŏngyang-yŏk.
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  • Distance: 10410.1 km
  • Duration: 33h 25m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and P’yŏngyang-yŏk, North Korea?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to P’yŏngyang-yŏk. However, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Shenyang, take the walk to Shenyang Taoxian Airport, take the bus to Shenyang North, take the walk to Shenyang North, take the train to Dandong, take the walk to Dandong, take the line 301 bus to Sinuiju, take the walk to Sinŭiju, then take the train to P’yŏngyang-yŏk. Alternatively, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Dalian, take the walk to Dalian Airport, take the bus to Heping Square, take the walk to Fuguo Street, take the line 1 subway to Dalian North, take the walk to Dalian North Station, take the train to Dandong, take the walk to Dandong, take the line 301 bus to Sinuiju, take the walk to Sinŭiju, then take the train to P’yŏngyang-yŏk.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Shenyang via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Shenyang via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Shenyang via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dalian via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dalian via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dalian via Beijing Capital, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dalian via Vancouver, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Shenyang via Toronto, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Shenyang via Vancouver, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dalian via Vancouver, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
20h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dalian via Toronto, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Shenyang via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
20h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Shenyang via Newark, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dalian via Detroit, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,300
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shenyang North to Dandong
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $21
1st Class Seat
$27 - $32
Business Class Seat
$60 - $75
China Railways D-Class
Train from Shenyang North to Dandong
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Dalian North Station to Dandong
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$25 - $35
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Sinŭiju to Pyongyang
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com

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