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There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Pocatello by plane, bus, shuttle, 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 O'Hare to Pocatello  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Pocatello (PIH) ORD - PIH

$383 - $1,718

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Salt Lake City, bus  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Salt Lake City (SLC) ORD - SLC
  2. Take the bus from Salt Lake City Airport, UT to Pocatello

$117 - $285

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Fly Chicago Midway to Pocatello  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Pocatello (PIH) MDW - PIH

$463 - $2,017

Fly Chicago Midway to Idaho Falls, bus  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Idaho Falls (IDA) MDW - IDA
  2. Take the bus from Idaho Falls,ID to Pocatello

$443 - $1,939

Fly Chicago Midway to Salt Lake City, bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Salt Lake City (SLC) MDW - SLC
  2. Take the bus from Salt Lake City Airport, UT to Pocatello

$192 - $404

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Jackson, shuttle, bus  •  9h 48m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Jackson (JAC) ORD - JAC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Jackson Airport, WY to Idaho Falls Airport
  3. Take the bus from Idaho Falls,ID to Pocatello

$333 - $1,380

Train, bus  •  38h 32m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Pocatello Rs10d / ...

$236 - $648

Bus, train  •  39h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Lincoln, NE
  2. Take the train from Lincoln Amtrak Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Pocatello

$213 - $508

Drive  •  23h 15m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Pocatello 1526.7 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Pocatello is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $290 and takes 8h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Pocatello is to fly which costs $460 - $2,100 and takes 7h 7m.

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The distance between Chicago and Pocatello is 1271 miles. The road distance is 1526.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Pocatello without a car is to train and bus which takes 38h 32m and costs $230 - $650.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Chicago to Pocatello, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Pocatello Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 36m and has one stopover.

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Pocatello is 1h behind Chicago. It is currently 12:12 PM in Chicago and 11:12 AM in Pocatello.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Pocatello is 1527 miles. It takes approximately 23h 15m to drive from Chicago to Pocatello.

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Delta offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Pocatello Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Pocatello. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Pocatello.
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  • Distance: 1271.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 30m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Pocatello, ID, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Pocatello hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pocatello via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pocatello via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pocatello via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pocatello via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pocatello via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pocatello via Detroit, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pocatello via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pocatello via Denver, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Idaho Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Idaho Falls via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Idaho Falls via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Salt Lake City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Salt Lake City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Idaho Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Salt Lake City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Jackson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
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 Salt Lake City Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
34h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Train from Lincoln Amtrak Station to Salt Lake City Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Bus operators
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Idaho Falls,ID to Pocatello
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Salt Lake City Airport, UT to Pocatello
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Shuttle from Jackson Airport, WY to Idaho Falls Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Salt Lake City, UT to Pocatello
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Lincoln, NE
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
gowindstar.com

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