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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Yakima by plane, car, shuttle, train or bus

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Yakima  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Yakima (YKM) ORD - YKM

$198 - $924

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Seattle, shuttle  •  10h 24m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Seattle (SEA) ORD - SEA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from SeaTac Station to Yakima, WA

$88 - $300

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Pasco, drive  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Pasco (PSC) ORD - PSC
  2. Drive from Pasco to Yakima

$130 - $667

Fly Chicago Midway to Seattle, shuttle  •  10h 16m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Seattle (SEA) MDW - SEA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from SeaTac Station to Yakima, WA

$148 - $720

Train, bus  •  43h 40m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pasco Amtrak Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Pasco to Yakima "Greyhound"

$199 - $278

Bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to St Louis
  2. Take the bus from St Louis to Denver
  3. Take the bus from Denver to Stanfield
  4. Take the bus from Stanfield to Yakima

$253 - $361

Drive  •  30h 54m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Yakima 2034.2 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Yakima is to fly and shuttle which costs $85 - $300 and takes 10h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Yakima is to fly and drive which costs $130 - $700 and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Yakima. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Yakima via St Louis, Denver and Stanfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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The distance between Chicago and Yakima is 1657 miles. The road distance is 2034.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Yakima without a car is to train and bus which takes 43h 40m and costs $190 - $280.

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It takes approximately 8h 9m to get from Chicago to Yakima, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Yakima is to fly which takes 8h 9m and costs $190 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $370 and takes 2 days 7h.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Yakima Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 34m and has one stopover.

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Chicago to Yakima bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Yakima station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Yakima.
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  • Distance: 1657 miles
  • Duration: 8h 9m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Yakima, WA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Yakima hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Yakima via St Louis, Denver, and Stanfield in around 2 days 7h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yakima via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yakima via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yakima via Boise, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yakima via Los Angeles, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pasco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pasco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pasco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pasco
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pasco via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pasco via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Pasco Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
41h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Premium
$480 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $600
Business Seat
$420 - $600
Bus operators
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from SeaTac Station to Yakima, WA
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
airporter.com
Book at
secure.airporter.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 Pasco to Yakima
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Chicago to St Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from St Louis to Denver
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $190
Bus from Denver to Stanfield
Ave. Duration
26h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $160
Flexible
$160 - $240
Bus from Stanfield to Yakima
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Yakima is 2h behind Chicago. It is currently 6:36 PM in Chicago and 4:36 PM in Yakima.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Yakima is 2034 miles. It takes approximately 30h 54m to drive from Chicago to Yakima.

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United Airlines and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Yakima Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Yakima. 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 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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