There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Virginia Beach by plane, 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 from Chicago Midway  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Norfolk (ORF) MDW - ORF

$162 - $628

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc 1632 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$97 - $233

5 alternative options

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Norfolk (ORF) ORD - ORF

$142 - $579

Train  •  24 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak Northeast Regional

$193 - $509

Bus via Norfolk, Va  •  27 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc 1632 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va 3005 / ...

$102 - $250

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  30 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak Northeast Regional

$207 - $554

Drive  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Virginia Beach 904 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Virginia Beach is to fly which costs $160 - $650 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Virginia Beach is 716 miles. The road distance is 904 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Chicago to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Virginia Beach, VA via Washington, DC - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 34 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Virginia Beach every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chicago to Virginia Beach via Washington Union Station Amtrak, Norfolk Amtrak, Harbor Park, Newtown Road, and Newtown Rd Station in around 24 h 11 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
18 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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