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Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe  •  6 h 58 min

  1. ORD - SAF

$262 - $1,045

Cheapest option

Train  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Southwest Chief

$180 - $518

4 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Albuquerque  •  6 h 21 min

  1. MDW - ABQ

$260 - $637

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Albuquerque  •  6 h 37 min

  1. ORD - ABQ

$220 - $538

Bus, train  •  34 h 19 min

$181 - $455

Drive  •  21 h 21 min

  1. 1335.9 miles

$130 - $190

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Santa Fe, NM, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Chicago to Santa Fe every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Santa Fe twice daily. Tickets cost $160 - $480 and the journey takes 24 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via Little Rock, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via Fayetteville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via St. Louis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via Memphis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albuquerque via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albuquerque via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albuquerque via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albuquerque via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via Montrose, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via Omaha, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via Des Moines, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Fe via Kansas City, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albuquerque via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albuquerque via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Lamy Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Business Coach Seat
$340 - $480
Room
$600 - $900
Train from Raton Amtrak to Lamy Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $270
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 Amarillo, Tx
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$200 - $260
Bus from Amarillo, Tx to Raton
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Santa Fe is 1725 km. The road distance is 2137 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Santa Fe is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 21 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Santa Fe is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs $260 - $650.

It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Chicago to Santa Fe, including transfers.