There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Santa Ana (SNA) ORD - SNA

$104 - $415

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles, bus  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Los Angeles (LAX) ORD - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Downtown LA to Irvine

$42 - $413

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Fly Chicago Midway to Los Angeles, bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Los Angeles (LAX) MDW - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Downtown LA to Irvine

$90 - $403

Train  •  45h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station Southwest Chief

$205 - $290

Bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Los Angeles, Ca 1351
  2. Take the bus from Downtown LA to Irvine FlixBus

$229 - $311

Train via Ontario  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pomona Amtrak Texas Eagle

$243 - $350

Drive  •  31h 48m

  1. Drive from Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine 2052 miles

$200 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is to fly and bus which costs $40 - $420 and takes 8h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is to fly which costs $100 - $420 and takes 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Irvine via Los Angeles, CA and Downtown LA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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The distance between Chicago and University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is 1745 miles. The road distance is 2052 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine without a car is to train which takes 45h and costs $200 - $290.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, including transfers.

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Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is to fly which takes 6h 6m and costs $100 - $420. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $200 - $290 and takes 45h, you could also bus, which costs $220 - $320 and takes 2 days 3h.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Santa Ana Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 15m.

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Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Irvine station.

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  • Distance: 1745.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, CA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station once daily. Tickets cost $190 - $280 and the journey takes 42h 4m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $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 Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
42h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$450 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Pomona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Premium
$550 - $850
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Seat
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Downtown LA to Irvine
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
47h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $300
Flexible
$300 - $430

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is 2052 miles. It takes approximately 31h 48m to drive from Chicago to University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Santa Ana Airport.

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There are 723+ hotels available in University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. 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 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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