There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Silver Spring by plane, subway, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MDW - DCA
  2. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station

$106 - $422

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc 1632 / ...

$78 - $192

6 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington, subway  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ORD - DCA
  2. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station

$101 - $373

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ORD - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SILVER SPRING station

$112 - $390

Fly Chicago Midway to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Baltimore (BWI) MDW - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$154 - $563

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Baltimore (BWI) ORD - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$129 - $514

Train, subway  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Rockville Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the subway from ROCKVILLE station to SILVER SPRING station Red

$110 - $305

Drive  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Silver Spring 694.8 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Silver Spring is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Silver Spring is to fly and subway which costs $100 - $430 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Silver Spring is 595 miles. The road distance is 694.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Chicago to Silver Spring, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Silver Spring, MD, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Silver Spring hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $190 and the journey takes 18 h 54 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROCKVILLE station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Room
$430 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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, Il to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
18 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190

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