There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Toronto by plane, night bus, 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 Chicago O'Hare to Toronto  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toronto (YYZ) ORD - YYZ

$106 - $365

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On 5530 / ...

$55 - $140

6 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Toronto Island  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Toronto Island (YTZ) MDW - YTZ

$105 - $367

Fly Chicago Midway to Buffalo, night bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Buffalo (BUF) MDW - BUF
  2. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On

$150 - $461

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo, night bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Buffalo (BUF) ORD - BUF
  2. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On

$140 - $432

Train via Detroit Amtrak  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak Wolverine
  2. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto VIA Rail

$92 - $260

Train  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto VIA Rail

$108 - $305

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Toronto 514.8 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Toronto is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Toronto is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $100 - $370.

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The distance between Chicago and Toronto is 701 km. The road distance is 824 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Chicago to Toronto, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Toronto, On. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago to Toronto. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Toronto via Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Toronto, ON, Canada?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Toronto hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chicago to Toronto via Detroit Amtrak and Windsor in around 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $55
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$85 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $220
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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