There are 8 ways to get from Cornell University to Chicago 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 Ithaca to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Chicago Midway (MDW) ITH - MDW

$146 - $1,220

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$79 - $196

6 alternative options

Fly Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) ITH - ORD

$186 - $921

Bus to Rochester, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) ROC - ORD

$167 - $402

Bus to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Scranton, Pa
  2. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) AVP - ORD

$268 - $521

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 300
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il

$88 - $221

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  19 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Toronto, On 300
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak 5531

$84 - $196

Drive  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Cornell University to Chicago 677.1 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cornell University to Chicago is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cornell University to Chicago is to fly which costs $140 - $1,300 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Cornell University and Chicago is 575 miles. The road distance is 677.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Cornell University to Chicago, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Cornell University, NY, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cornell University to Chicago every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cornell University to Chicago via Ithaca, Ny, Buffalo, Ny, and Cleveland, Oh in around 16 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia, Cleveland
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia, Columbus
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles, Columbus
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles, Cleveland
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,300
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit, Covington
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago Midway via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago Midway via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $150
Business Seat
$110 - $150
Bedroom
$460 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$85 - $120

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