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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to San Miguel de Allende by plane, bus, 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 Midway to Queretaro, bus  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Queretaro (QRO) MDW - QRO
  2. Take the bus from Querétaro to Estación de autobuses

$5698 - $19229

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City, bus  •  11h 28m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Mexico City (MEX) ORD - MEX
  2. Take the bus from Mexico City International Airport T1 to Querétaro
  3. Take the bus from Querétaro to Estación de autobuses

$2591 - $13841

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro, bus  •  10h 24m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Queretaro (QRO) ORD - QRO
  2. Take the bus from Querétaro to Estación de autobuses

$6698 - $28248

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato, bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) ORD - BJX
  2. Take the bus from Leon - Del Bajío International Airport to San Miguel de Allende

Fly Chicago Midway to Leon/Guanajuato, bus  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Leon/Guanajuato (BJX) MDW - BJX
  2. Take the bus from Leon - Del Bajío International Airport to San Miguel de Allende

Bus  •  42h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Laredo, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Queretaro
  4. Take the bus from Querétaro to Estación de autobuses

$3881 - $6171

Train, bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Santiago de Querétaro
  3. Take the bus from Querétaro to Estación de autobuses

$4298 - $12055

Drive  •  32h 29m

  1. Drive from Chicago to San Miguel de Allende 1935.3 miles

$5000 - $7500

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to San Miguel de Allende is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $750 and takes 11h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to San Miguel de Allende is to fly and bus which costs $290 - $1,000 and takes 8h 21m.

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The distance between Chicago and San Miguel de Allende is 1647 miles. The road distance is 1935.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to San Miguel de Allende without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 5h and costs $220 - $650.

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It takes approximately 8h 21m to get from Chicago to San Miguel de Allende, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Queretaro Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 2m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to San Miguel de Allende is 1935 miles. It takes approximately 32h 29m to drive from Chicago to San Miguel de Allende.

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Volaris, Delta and Aeroméxico offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Queretaro Airport.

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There are 422+ hotels available in San Miguel de Allende. Prices start at $990 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to San Miguel de Allende.
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  • Distance: 1646.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 21m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico?

You can take a bus from Chicago to San Miguel de Allende via Dallas, Tx, Laredo, Tx, Nuevo Laredo, Queretaro, and Querétaro in around 42h 44m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $32000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via St. Louis, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$5500 - $32000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Austin, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$6000 - $33000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Nashville, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$6000 - $33000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4900 - $27000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4900 - $27000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4600 - $38000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4600 - $38000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7500 - $33000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$8000 - $34000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $27000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $28000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $24000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Leon/Guanajuato via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $29000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4300 - $31000
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7500 - $33000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$8000 - $34000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $27000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $28000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $24000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Leon/Guanajuato via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $29000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4300 - $31000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $33000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Little Rock, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$5000 - $33000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Indianapolis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $34000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Queretaro via Fayetteville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$5000 - $33000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4500 - $28000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5000 - $36000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Queretaro
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$5000 - $18000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Leon/Guanajuato
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$4600 - $16000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3500 - $30000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Leon/Guanajuato via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$4800 - $15000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Mexico City
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4100 - $26000
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 San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
32h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3200 - $9500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$3200 - $4800
Flexi Coach Seat
$5500 - $8500
Business Coach Seat
$6500 - $9500
Room
$12000 - $18000
Bus operators
Pegasso
Website
pegasso.mx
Bus from Querétaro to Estación de autobuses
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
pegasso.mx
Regular Price
$76
Internet Booking Price
$68
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Querétaro to San Miguel de Allende
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$240 - $360
Full Fare
$140 - $200
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Queretaro
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1000 - $1900
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$1000 - $1600
Full Fare
$1400 - $1900
Regular Price
$1895
Internet Discount
$1611
Unebus
Website
unebus.com.mx
Bus from Leon - Del Bajío International Airport to San Miguel de Allende
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
unebus.com.mx
Primera Plus
Website
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City International Airport T1 to Querétaro
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$393
Schedules at
wl.primeraplus.com.mx
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1900 - $2600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$1900 - $2600
Flexible
$2800 - $4100
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Laredo, Tx
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$900 - $1300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$900 - $1300
Flexible
$1400 - $2100
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from San Antonio to Santiago de Querétaro
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1000 - $2300
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$1000 - $1500
Ejecutivo
$1650 - $1750

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