There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Yakima by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Yakima  •  8h 23m

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

$118 - $454

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Seattle, shuttle  •  10h 26m

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

$112 - $350

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Fly Chicago Midway to Seattle, shuttle  •  10h 11m

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

$142 - $670

Train, bus  •  43h 40m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pasco Amtrak Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Pasco, Wa to Yakima, Wa 6901 / ...

$199 - $278

Bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison Amtrak Bus Stop
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN 966
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT 933
  4. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Ellensburg, Wa
  5. Take the bus from Ellensburg, Wa to Yakima, Wa

Drive  •  31h

  1. Drive from Chicago to Yakima 2001.7 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Yakima is to fly and shuttle which costs $110 - $350 and takes 10h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Yakima is to fly which costs $110 - $460 and takes 8h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago station to Yakima. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Yakima, Wa via Madison, Minneapolis, MN, Missoula, Mt and Ellensburg, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Chicago and Yakima is 1657 miles. The road distance is 2001.7 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 23m to get from Chicago to Yakima, including transfers.

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Chicago to Yakima bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Yakima is to fly which takes 8h 23m and costs $110 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 1h.

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There is no direct flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Yakima Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 32m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Yakima.
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  • Distance: 1657 miles
  • Duration: 8h 23m

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Yakima hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Yakima via Madison Amtrak Bus Stop, Madison, Minneapolis, MN, Missoula, MT, Missoula, Mt, and Ellensburg, Wa in around 2 days 1h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yakima via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yakima via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yakima via Los Angeles, Seattle
Ave. Duration
12h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yakima via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yakima via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
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 Pasco Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
41h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
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
5 times a day
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, Wa to Yakima, Wa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Ellensburg, Wa
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $110
Bus from Ellensburg, Wa to Yakima, Wa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Yakima is 2h behind Chicago. It is currently 2:52 PM in Chicago and 12:52 PM in Yakima.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Yakima is 2002 miles. It takes approximately 31h to drive from Chicago to Yakima.

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

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There are 31+ 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 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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