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  •  5 h 13 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 Lake Shore Limited

$79 - $196

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Fly Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 56 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 42 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 51 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 8 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

$89 - $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 - $206

Drive  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Cornell University to Chicago 677.1 miles

$65 - $100

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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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The best way to get from Cornell University to Chicago without a car is to bus and train which takes 14 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Cornell University to Chicago, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cornell University to Chicago is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Chicago Midway Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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Chicago is 1 h behind Cornell University. It is currently 12:32 AM in Cornell University and 11:32 PM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Cornell University to Chicago is 677 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 21 min to drive from Cornell University to Chicago.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Ithaca Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 580+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cornell University to Ithaca Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cornell University to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 575.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cornell University to Chicago via Ithaca, Ny, Buffalo, Ny, and Cleveland, Oh in around 16 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia, Akron
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia, Dayton
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia, Cleveland
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles, Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,300
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Rochester to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 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 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago Midway via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago Midway via Detroit, Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $2,300
Flights from Ithaca to Chicago Midway via Washington Dulles, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
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

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 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
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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