There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Steamboat Springs by plane, 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 from Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Hayden (HDN) ORD - HDN

$248 - $1,125

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  23 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Denver Union Station Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Steamboat Springs, Co 1347

$163 - $457

3 alternative options

Fly from Chicago Midway  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Hayden (HDN) MDW - HDN

$278 - $1,324

Bus  •  31 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Denver, CO
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Steamboat Springs, Co

$163 - $284

Drive  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Steamboat Springs 1137.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Steamboat Springs is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Steamboat Springs is to fly which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Steamboat Springs is 1007 miles. The road distance is 1137.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Chicago to Steamboat Springs, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Steamboat Springs. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Steamboat Springs, Co via Champaign, IL and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Steamboat Springs.
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  • Distance: 1007 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Steamboat Springs, CO, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Chicago to Steamboat Springs every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Steamboat Springs via Champaign, Il, Champaign, IL, Denver, CO, and Denver, Co in around 31 h 57 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hayden
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hayden via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hayden via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Hayden via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Hayden via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Hayden via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Hayden via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hayden
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Hayden via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
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 Denver Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
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 Denver, Co to Steamboat Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Burlington Trailways

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