There are 10 ways to get from Chicago to Royal Oak by train, bus, car 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  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Wolverine

$50 - $140

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  6 h 7 min

$30 - $41

8 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. 5508

$35 - $79

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. 283.8 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Chicago Midway to Detroit, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. MDW - DTW

$144 - $306

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Detroit, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. ORD - DTW

$134 - $357

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toledo, bus, line 462 bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. ORD - TOL

$131 - $369

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lansing, bus, line 405 bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. ORD - LAN

$142 - $746

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Flint, bus, line 450 bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. ORD - FNT

$91 - $414

Fly Chicago Midway to Flint, bus, line 450 bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. MDW - FNT

$111 - $303

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Royal Oak, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Royal Oak 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Chicago to Royal Oak twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
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
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Flint
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
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 Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Royal Oak Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Dearborn Amtrak to Royal Oak Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Lansing, Mi to Southfield, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Woodward & 9 Mile Rd.
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from 11 Mile Rd. & Lahser Se to Providence & 9 Mile Rd
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Woodward & Orchard Lk Rd to Royal Oak Transit Center Sherman Side
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint to Pontiac Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Royal Oak is 376 km. The road distance is 454 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Royal Oak is to Megabus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 6 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Royal Oak is to drive which takes 4 h 39 min and costs $27 - $40.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Royal Oak Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Royal Oak. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Woodward & 11 Mile Rd. via Cass & Michigan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

The train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Royal Oak Amtrak takes 5 h 28 min including transfers and departs three times a day.