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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Troy 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  •  6 h 43 min

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

$54 - $133

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit

$31 - $43

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 46 min

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

$34 - $79

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Troy 294.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Chicago Midway to Detroit, line 461 bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW
  2. Take the line 461 bus from Jefferson & Randolph to Troy P&R Lot

$126 - $268

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Detroit, line 461 bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW
  2. Take the line 461 bus from Jefferson & Randolph to Troy P&R Lot

$116 - $319

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toledo, Amtrak Thruway, line 461 bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toledo (TOL) ORD - TOL
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Detroit, MI - Amtrak
  3. Take the line 461 bus from Woodward & Baltimore Nb to Troy P&R Lot

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Troy is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Troy is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Troy. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Troy P&R Lot via Woodward & Baltimore Nb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Troy is 236 miles. The road distance is 294.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Troy without a car is to train which takes 6 h 43 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Chicago to Troy, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Troy is to train which takes 6 h 43 min and costs $50 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $80 and takes 6 h 46 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 Troy bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Troy.
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  • Distance: 235.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Troy 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Troy twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
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 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson & Randolph to Troy P&R Lot
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Woodward & Baltimore Nb to Troy P&R Lot
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Detroit, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Troy is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 10:25 AM in Chicago and 11:25 AM in Troy.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Troy is 295 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Chicago to Troy.

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

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There are 129+ hotels available in Troy. Prices start at $67 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 $2 - $4.

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