There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Vermont by plane, bus, train, car ferry 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 Burlington  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Burlington (BTV) ORD - BTV

$173 - $497

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Montreal
  3. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr

$104 - $228

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Fly Chicago Midway to Albany, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Albany (ALB) MDW - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.

$183 - $568

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Albany, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Albany (ALB) ORD - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.

$173 - $379

Train, car ferry  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
  3. Take the car ferry from Essex, NY to Charlotte, VT

$147 - $392

Bus, train  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal
  3. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr

$116 - $326

Drive  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Burlington 936.5 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Vermont is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 16 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Vermont is to fly which costs $170 - $500 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Vermont is 788 miles. The road distance is 936.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Vermont without a car is to bus and train which takes 20 h 52 min and costs $110 - $330.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Chicago to Vermont, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Vermont is to fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $170 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $230 and takes 22 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Burlington Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Vermont is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 4:34 PM in Chicago and 5:34 PM in Vermont.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Vermont is 936 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 19 min to drive from Chicago to Vermont.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Burlington Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Vermont.
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  • Distance: 787.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Vermont, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to South Burlington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Burlington via Toronto, On, Toronto, ON, Montreal, Station Bonaventure, Station Berri-UQAM, and Montreal, Pq in around 22 h 14 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Westport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $300
Bus operators
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
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 Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
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
Megabus Canada
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Essex, NY to Charlotte, VT
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ferries.com

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