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There are 10 ways to get from Chicago to Savannah by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly Chicago Midway to Savannah  •  4h 47m

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

$78 - $500

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Savannah  •  5h 13m

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

$52 - $110

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Hilton Head, taxi  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Hilton Head (HHH) ORD - HHH
  2. Take a taxi from Hilton Head to Savannah

$248 - $715

Fly Chicago Midway to Charleston, bus  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Charleston (CHS) MDW - CHS
  2. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Savannah

$180 - $729

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Charleston, bus  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Charleston (CHS) ORD - CHS
  2. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Savannah

$130 - $239

Bus, Savannah 16  •  21h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta "Greyhound"
  2. Take the Savannah 16 from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA Atlanta - Savannah

$154 - $180

Bus  •  21h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Atlanta "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Savannah "Greyhound"

$106 - $147

Bus via Augusta  •  30h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak to Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Augusta
  3. Take the bus from Augusta to Savannah

$142 - $216

Train  •  35h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Alexandria to Savannah Palmetto / ...

$159 - $230

Drive  •  15h 56m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Savannah 966.9 miles

$90 - $140

Chicago to Savannah by bus

The bus journey time between Chicago and Savannah is around 30h 40m and covers a distance of around 992 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 30h 40m. Services are operated by Greyhound USA. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
30h 40m
Fastest bus time:
30h 40m
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$106
Carbon emissions:
198 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
10:30
Last bus departs at:
10:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Savannah bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Savannah is to fly which costs $50 - $110 and takes 5h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Savannah is to fly which costs $75 - $500 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Savannah. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Savannah via Atlanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 40m.

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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 via Alexandria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h.

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The distance between Chicago and Savannah is 770 miles. The road distance is 966.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Savannah without a car is to bus and Savannah 16 which takes 21h 9m and costs $150 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Chicago to Savannah, including transfers.

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

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Chicago to Savannah train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Savannah is to fly which takes 4h 47m and costs $75 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus and Savannah 16 , which costs $150 - $180 and takes 21h 9m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $230 and takes 35h.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Savannah.
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  • Distance: 770.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

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

Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Savannah every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Savannah via Atlanta, Garnett Station, Airport Station, and Atlanta Airport, GA in around 21h 9m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hilton Head
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hilton Head via Covington
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hilton Head via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hilton Head via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Savannah
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Savannah via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hilton Head
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hilton Head via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hilton Head via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Savannah
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Savannah via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Savannah
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago Midway to Savannah via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Savannah
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
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 Alexandria
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
Train from Alexandria to Savannah
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Southeastern Stages
Phone
+1 404-591-2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Charleston, SC to Savannah
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta to Augusta
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Augusta to Savannah
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
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
Bus from Chicago to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Atlanta to Savannah
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Chicago Amtrak to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Savannah16
Phone
+1-404-500-3966
Website
savannah16.com
Bus from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
savannah16.com
Book at
savannah16.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hilton Head to Savannah
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Hilton Head Taxi
Phone
+1 843-384-6408
Beeline Transportation
Phone
+1 843-683-1139
Website
taxihiltonhead.com

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Savannah Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 56m.

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

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Savannah is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 4:17 PM in Chicago and 5:17 PM in Savannah.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Savannah is 967 miles. It takes approximately 15h 56m to drive from Chicago to Savannah.

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Allegiant Air, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Savannah Airport.

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There are 198+ hotels available in Savannah. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs $2 - $5.

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