There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Zacatecas by plane, bus, train 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 Chicago O'Hare to Zacatecas  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Zacatecas (ZCL) ORD - ZCL

$311 - $1,117

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  46 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Dallas/Forth Worth
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Monterrey, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Monterrey to Saltillo
  4. Take the bus from Saltillo to Zacatecas Tdn

$171 - $347

6 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Zacatecas  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Zacatecas (ZCL) MDW - ZCL

$321 - $1,116

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes, bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Aguascalientes (AGU) ORD - AGU
  2. Take the bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas

$270 - $837

Bus  •  41 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Monterrey, Mx
  3. Take the bus from Monterrey to Zacatecas

$172 - $410

Train, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Nuevo Laredo
  3. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Zacatecas

$251 - $627

Train, bus via El Paso Union Depot Amtrak  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
  3. Take the bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas

$297 - $800

Drive  •  30 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Zacatecas 1801 miles

$240 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Zacatecas is to bus which costs $170 - $350 and takes 46 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Zacatecas is to fly which takes 6 h 55 min and costs $320 - $1,200.

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The distance between Chicago and Zacatecas is 2539 km. The road distance is 2882 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Chicago to Zacatecas, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Zacatecas. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Zacatecas via Cbd East Tc, Dallas, Tx, Monterrey and Saltillo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Zacatecas, Mexico?

American Airlines, Aeroméxico and three other airlines fly from Chicago to Zacatecas every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Zacatecas via Dallas, Tx, Monterrey, Mx, Sendero, Cuauhtémoc, and Monterrey in around 41 h 32 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via Atlanta, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via Louisville, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via Covington, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via Cleveland, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via St. Louis, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via Nashville, Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zacatecas via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zacatecas via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via Sioux City, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Aguascalientes via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $490
Room
$650 - $900
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to El Paso Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Bus operators
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
venta.etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$14 - $21
Full Fare
$10 - $15
Regular Price
$13
Internet Discount
$11
Bus from Nuevo Laredo to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$40 - $60
Full Fare
$50 - $75
Grupo Senda
Phone
US: (81) 8151 5253, México: 1 800 733 7330
Website
ticket.gruposenda.com
Bus from Aguascalientes to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$14 - $20
Ejecutivo
$13 - $15
Bus from Saltillo to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ticket.gruposenda.com
Diamante
$23 - $35
Ejecutivo
$29 - $32
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Monterrey, Mx
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Bus from Chihuahua to Zacatecas
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Monterrey to Saltillo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Nuevo Laredo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Estrella Blanca
Website
estrellablanca.com.mx
Bus from Ciudad Juárez to Chihuahua
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
estrellablanca.com.mx
Económico
$17 - $26
Primera Select
$27 - $35

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