There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly Chicago Midway to St. Louis  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to St. Louis (STL) MDW - STL

$197 - $399

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Bus Megabus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to St. Louis via St Louis

$69 - $90

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to St. Louis  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to St. Louis (STL) ORD - STL

$162 - $340

Train to Milwaukee, fly to St. Louis  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to St. Louis (STL) MKE - STL

$235 - $439

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Springfield, drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) ORD - SPI
  2. Drive from Springfield to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

$95 - $358

Train  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$116 - $208

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to St Louis, Mo 1353

$95 - $163

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 281.2 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is to fly which costs $190 - $400 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is 248 miles. The road distance is 281.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville without a car is to train which takes 6 h and costs $110 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs $190 - $400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $210 and takes 6 h, you could also bus, which costs $95 - $170 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to St. Louis Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is 281 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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The nearest airport to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is Belleville (BLV) Airport which is 19.4 miles away. Other nearby airports include St. Louis (STL) (20.1 miles) and Columbia (COU) (120.4 miles).

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
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  • Distance: 248.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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There are 56+ hotels available in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Prices start at $55 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 - $4.

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