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

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Tampico (TAM) ORD - TAM

$1826 - $4523

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Train to Milwaukee, fly  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Tampico (TAM) MKE - TAM

$4837 - $19115

Bus  •  37h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 895 / ...
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio to Reynosa
  4. Take the bus from Reynosa to Tampico

$4420 - $7363

Train, bus  •  45h 34m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Reynosa
  3. Take the bus from Reynosa to Tampico

$4243 - $7141

Drive  •  30h 59m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Tampico 2883.4 km

$5000 - $8000

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Tampico is to fly which costs $80 - $210 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Tampico is to fly which costs $80 - $210 and takes 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Tampico. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Tampico via Dallas, Tx, San Antonio and Reynosa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 52m.

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The distance between Chicago and Tampico is 2381 km. The road distance is 2883.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Tampico without a car is to bus which takes 37h 52m and costs $190 - $330.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Chicago to Tampico, including transfers.

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Chicago to Tampico bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Tampico is to fly which takes 8h 30m and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $330 and takes 37h 52m.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Tampico Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 40m and has one stopover.

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Chicago to Tampico bus services, operated by ADO, arrive at Tampico station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Tampico.
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  • Distance: 2381.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Tampico, Mexico?

United Airlines, Interjet and Aeroméxico fly from Chicago to Tampico every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Tampico via Dallas, Tx, San Antonio, Tx, San Antonio, and Reynosa in around 37h 52m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3200 - $16000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Atlanta, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$3700 - $17000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Pittsburgh, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4100 - $17000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Detroit, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3800 - $17000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Covington, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3500 - $16000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Cleveland, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3900 - $17000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via St. Louis, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3200 - $16000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4500 - $18000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Huntsville, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3400 - $16000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Little Rock, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3200 - $16000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3300 - $16000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via San Antonio, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$3600 - $17000
Flights from Milwaukee to Tampico via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4300 - $21000
Flights from Milwaukee to Tampico via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4300 - $21000
Flights from Milwaukee to Tampico via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $23000
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2600 - $15000
Flights from Milwaukee to Tampico via Detroit, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4100 - $22000
Flights from Milwaukee to Tampico via Atlanta, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7000 - $34000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2600 - $15000
Flights from Milwaukee to Tampico via Detroit, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4100 - $22000
Flights from Milwaukee to Tampico via Atlanta, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7000 - $34000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tampico via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1600 - $4200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Tampico via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4000 - $18000
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 Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$600 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Premium
$4200 - $6000
Flexi Coach Seat
$900 - $1400
Business Seat
$850 - $1300
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
32h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2800 - $4000
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$2800 - $4000
Premium
$8500 - $12000
Flexi Coach Seat
$5500 - $8500
Business Seat
$6000 - $9000
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 Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2200 - $3100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$2200 - $3100
Flexible
$3300 - $4700
Bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$750 - $1100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$750 - $1100
Flexible
$1200 - $1900
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Reynosa
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$850 - $2200
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
ADO

Autobuses de Oriente (ADO) is one of Mexico’s largest bus companies, mainly operating south of Mexico City and into the Yucatan Peninsula. Choose from three bus classes: ADO (first class), ADO GL (luxury class) and ADO Platino (platinum class and the most expensive). All buses are comfortable, with reclining seats, blackout curtains, air conditioning and a toilet; ADO Platino offers additional amenities such as extra legroom, onboard Wi-Fi and individual screens.

Contact Details
Phone
+52 555 784 4652
Email
solucioneshola@ado.com.mx
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Reynosa to Tampico
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$550 - $1000
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
ADO
$550 - $850
ADO GL
$600 - $1000

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Tampico is 2883 km. It takes approximately 30h 59m to drive from Chicago to Tampico.

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Interjet, Aeroméxico and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Tampico Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Tampico. Prices start at $2250 MXN per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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