There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Savannah by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Savannah (SAV) ORD - SAV

$147 - $450

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Bus, night bus  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga 3951 / ...

$94 - $154

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Savannah (SAV) MDW - SAV

$277 - $1,209

Bus  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga 3955 / ...

$99 - $243

Bus, Savannah 16  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151 / ...
  2. Take the Savannah 16 from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA

$148 - $251

Train, bus  •  27 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Savannah, Ga 1097 / ...

$120 - $301

Train  •  29 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Savannah Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...

$194 - $555

Drive  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Savannah 967.6 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Savannah. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Savannah, Ga via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Savannah. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Savannah Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 34 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Savannah is 770 miles. The road distance is 967.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Savannah without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 18 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Chicago to Savannah, including transfers.

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Chicago to Savannah bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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Chicago to Savannah train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Savannah is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 32 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 29 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Savannah Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Chicago to Savannah bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Savannah, Ga station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Savannah.
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  • Distance: 770.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Savannah, GA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Savannah hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Savannah via Atlanta, Ga in around 20 h 32 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Savannah via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Savannah via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Savannah
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Savannah
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Savannah via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station 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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Savannah Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Megabus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Savannah16
Phone
+1-404-500-3966
Website
savannah16.com
Bus from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
savannah16.com
Book at
savannah16.com

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Savannah is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 5:37 PM in Chicago and 6:37 PM in Savannah.

Chicago to Savannah train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Savannah Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Savannah is 968 miles. It takes approximately 15 h 54 min to drive from Chicago to Savannah.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Savannah Airport.

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Book your Chicago to Savannah bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 367+ hotels available in Savannah. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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