There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Put-in-Bay by train, car, car ferry, bus, taxi, ferry or plane

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

Train, drive, car ferry  •  5 h 46 min

$57 - $126

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Miller Ferry

$36 - $49

7 alternative options

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  6 h 38 min

$41 - $84

Bus, taxi, car ferry, ferry  •  9 h 17 min

$142 - $172

Fly Chicago Midway to Cleveland, drive, ferry  •  6 h 29 min

  1. MDW - CLE

$143 - $508

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland, drive, ferry  •  6 h 50 min

  1. ORD - CLE

$143 - $519

Fly Chicago Midway to Detroit, bus, taxi, car ferry, ferry  •  9 h 14 min

  1. MDW - DTW

$251 - $434

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Detroit, bus, taxi, car ferry, ferry  •  9 h 44 min

  1. ORD - DTW

$241 - $485

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toledo, bus, taxi, car ferry, ferry  •  8 h 57 min

  1. ORD - TOL

$271 - $534

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Put-in-Bay, OH, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Put-in-Bay. However, you can take the train to Toledo Amtrak, take the drive to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH, take the car ferry to Put-in-Bay, then take the drive to Put-in-Bay. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Toledo, Oh, take the drive to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH, take the car ferry to Put-in-Bay, then take the drive to Put-in-Bay.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Ferry operators
Miller Boat Line
Website
millerferry.com
Car ferry from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, OH
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
millerferry.com
Car ferry from Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH to Middle Bass Island, OH
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
millerferry.com
Middle Bass Ferry
Website
middlebassferry.com
Ferry from Miller Ferry, Sonny-S Ferry to Put-in-Bay
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
millerferry.com
Jet Express Ferry
Website
jet-express.com
Ferry from Sandusky, OH to Put-in-Bay
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
jet-express.com
Other operators
Taxi from Toledo to Catawba Island Ferry Terminal, Port Clinton, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Put-in-Bay is 400 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Put-in-Bay is to drive and car ferry which costs $35 - $50 and takes 5 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Put-in-Bay is to drive and car ferry which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $35 - $50.

It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Chicago to Put-in-Bay, including transfers.