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Fly Chicago Midway to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Philadelphia (PHL) MDW - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Wayne

$204 - $1,019

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Philadelphia (PHL) ORD - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Wayne

$94 - $359

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Fly Chicago Midway to Baltimore, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Baltimore (BWI) MDW - BWI
  2. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia

$176 - $702

Train to Milwaukee, fly to Philadelphia  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Philadelphia (PHL) MKE - PHL

$152 - $255

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, bus, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) ORD - ABE
  2. Take the bus from Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop to Doylestown
  3. Take the train from Doylestown to Suburban Station

$156 - $425

Fly Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MDW - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia

$172 - $1,218

Bus  •  17h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia

$110 - $128

Train via Washington  •  20h 23m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia Acela / ...

$120 - $225

Bus via Baltimore  •  23h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak to Baltimore Downtown "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown to Philadelphia "Greyhound" / ...

$104 - $148

Train  •  26h 46m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia Cardinal

$110 - $153

Drive  •  12h 11m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Wayne 747 miles

$70 - $110

Chicago to Wayne by bus and walk

The journey time between Chicago and Wayne is around 18h 55m and covers a distance of around 913 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 18h 55m. Operated by D&W Bus, Focus and SEPTA, the Chicago to Wayne service departs from Chicago, IL and arrives in Lancaster Av & Wayne Av. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 55m
Fastest journey time:
18h 55m
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$110
Carbon emissions:
182 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
19:45
Last service departs at:
19:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Wayne bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Wayne is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Wayne is to fly and train which costs $200 - $1,100 and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Wayne. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Lancaster Av & Wayne Av via New York, Market St & 10th St - MBFS and Lancaster Av & Station Av - FS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Wayne. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Wayne via ROCKVILLE station, Washington Union Station and 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 23m.

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The distance between Chicago and Wayne is 654 miles. The road distance is 747 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Wayne without a car is to bus which takes 17h 48m and costs $110 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Chicago to Wayne, including transfers.

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Chicago to Wayne bus services, operated by D&W Bus, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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Chicago to Wayne train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Wayne is to bus which takes 17h 48m and costs $110 - $130. Alternatively, you can train via Washington, which costs $120 - $230 and takes 20h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Wayne.
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  • Distance: 654.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Wayne, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Wayne via New York, Philadelphia, Market St & 10th St - MBFS, Coulter Av & Glenn Rd, and Lancaster Av & Station Av - FS in around 17h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chicago to Wayne via Rockville Amtrak, ROCKVILLE station, UNION STATION station, Washington Union Station, Philadelphia, and 30th Street Train Station in around 20h 23m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Akron
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $390
Flights from Milwaukee to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $390
Flights from Milwaukee to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Milwaukee to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Wayne
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
septa.org
Train from Doylestown to Suburban Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
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 Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
25h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop to Doylestown
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Book at
gotobus.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 Amtrak to Baltimore Downtown
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from Baltimore Downtown to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Chicago to Wayne bus services, operated by Focus, arrive at Philadelphia station.

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Wayne is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 5:11 AM in Chicago and 6:11 AM in Wayne.

Chicago to Wayne train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Wayne is 747 miles. It takes approximately 12h 11m to drive from Chicago to Wayne.

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

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There are 243+ hotels available in Wayne. Prices start at $100 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 - $5.

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