There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Yankton by plane, car, bus, night bus or train

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 to Sioux City, drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux City (SUX) ORD - SUX
  2. Drive from Sioux City to Yankton

$179 - $1,616

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Omaha, NE to Vermillion 705

$160 - $227

3 alternative options

Fly to Sioux Falls, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux Falls (FSD) ORD - FSD
  2. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Vermillion

$274 - $603

Train, bus, night bus  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Ottumwa, IA to Omaha, NE
  3. Take the night bus from Omaha, NE to Vermillion 705

$191 - $317

Drive  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Yankton 596.3 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Yankton is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Yankton is to fly and drive which costs $170 - $1,700 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Yankton is 506 miles. The road distance is 596.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Chicago to Yankton, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Yankton, SD, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Yankton. However, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Sioux City, then take the drive to Yankton. Alternatively, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Sioux Falls, take the taxi to Sioux Falls, SD, take the bus to Vermillion, then take the taxi to Yankton.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux City
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Vermillion
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Omaha, NE to Vermillion
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ottumwa, IA to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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