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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Staunton by plane, train or car

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Fly to Staunton  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Staunton (SHD) ORD - SHD

$148 - $495

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Train  •  19h 14m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Staunton Amtrak Station Cardinal

$80 - $120

3 alternative options

Fly to Charlottesville, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Charlottesville (CHO) ORD - CHO
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville to Staunton Amtrak Station

$120 - $480

Fly to Lewisburg, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lewisburg (LWB) ORD - LWB
  2. Take the train from White Sulphur Springs Amtrak to Staunton Amtrak Station

$158 - $547

Drive  •  12h

  1. Drive from Chicago to Staunton 701.9 miles

$65 - $100

Chicago to Staunton by train

The train journey time between Chicago and Staunton is around 19h 14m and covers a distance of around 767 miles. The fastest train normally takes 19h 14m. Operated by Amtrak, the Chicago to Staunton train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Staunton Amtrak Station. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
19h 14m
Fastest train time:
19h 14m
Trains per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$80
Carbon emissions:
64 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:45
Last train departs at:
17:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Staunton train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Staunton is 800-232-4636.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Staunton is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 12h.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago to Staunton is to fly which takes 4h 1m and costs $140 - $500.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Staunton Amtrak Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 19h 14m.

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The distance between Chicago and Staunton is 523 miles. The road distance is 701.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Staunton without a car is to train which takes 19h 14m and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Chicago to Staunton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Staunton is to fly which takes 4h 1m and costs $140 - $500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 19h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Staunton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 57m.

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Staunton is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 12:30 AM in Chicago and 1:30 AM in Staunton.

Map of how to get from Chicago to Staunton.
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  • Distance: 523.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Staunton, VA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Chicago to Staunton 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Staunton Amtrak Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 19h 14m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Staunton
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Staunton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lewisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charlottesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
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 Charlottesville to Staunton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from White Sulphur Springs Amtrak to Staunton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Chicago Union Station to Staunton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
19h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Staunton is 702 miles. It takes approximately 12h to drive from Chicago to Staunton.

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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Staunton Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Staunton. Prices start at $100 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 $2 - $5.

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