There are 11 ways to get from Chicago to Southfield by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Wolverine
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Southfield, Mi 4595

$56 - $136

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Dearborn, MI - Amtrak 5509 / 5534

$30 - $70

9 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Royal Oak Amtrak Wolverine

$54 - $133

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Detroit Amtrak 5508

$37 - $81

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Southfield 277.8 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Chicago Midway to Detroit, line 010 bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW
  2. Take the line 010 bus from Greenfield & Michigan to Providence Hospital

$126 - $268

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Detroit, line 010 bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW
  2. Take the line 010 bus from Greenfield & Michigan to Providence Hospital

$116 - $319

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lansing, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lansing (LAN) ORD - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Southfield, Mi

$138 - $742

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toledo, bus, line 4590 bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toledo (TOL) ORD - TOL
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the line 4590 bus from Detroit, Mi to Southfield, Mi

$137 - $385

Train to South Bend, fly to Detroit  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
  2. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Detroit (DTW) SBN - DTW

$177 - $918

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Flint, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Flint (FNT) ORD - FNT
  2. Take the bus from Flint to Southfield, MI

$90 - $414

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Southfield. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Providence Hospital via Greenfield & Michigan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Southfield is 231 miles. The road distance is 277.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Southfield without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Chicago to Southfield, including transfers.

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Chicago to Southfield bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Southfield is to train which takes 6 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 4 min.

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

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Chicago to Southfield bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Dearborn, MI - Amtrak station.

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Southfield is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 5:49 AM in Chicago and 6:49 AM in Southfield.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Southfield is 278 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to drive from Chicago to Southfield.

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  • Distance: 230.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Southfield, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Southfield 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Chicago to Southfield once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h 57 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from South Bend to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 Ann Arbor Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 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 Royal Oak Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
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 Ann Arbor, Mi to Southfield, Mi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Lansing, Mi to Southfield, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Southfield, Mi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Dearborn, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $75
DDot
Phone
+1 313-933-1300
Website
detroitmi.gov
Bus from Greenfield & Michigan to Providence Hospital
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
detroitmi.gov
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint to Southfield, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 220+ hotels available in Southfield. Prices start at $74 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 .

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