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

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Fly  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Chicago Midway (MDW) ELM - MDW

$108 - $454

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Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Corning, NY to Olean, NY
  2. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  4. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il

$104 - $228

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  17 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Corning, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 206 / ...
  3. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station

$129 - $330

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  21 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Corning, NY to Olean, NY
  2. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 252 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak

$105 - $238

Drive  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Corning to Chicago 632.3 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Corning to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Corning, NY and arriving at Chicago, Il via Olean, NY, Buffalo, Ny and Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 49 min.

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The distance between Corning and Chicago is 546 miles. The road distance is 632.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Corning to Chicago without a car is to bus and train which takes 17 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Corning to Chicago, including transfers.

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Corning to Chicago bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Corning, NY station.

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The best way to get from Corning to Chicago is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 49 min.

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There is no direct flight from Elmira/Corning Airport to Chicago Midway Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 31 min and has one stopover.

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Corning to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Chicago, Il station.

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Chicago is 1 h behind Corning. It is currently 2:26 AM in Corning and 1:26 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Corning to Chicago is 632 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 25 min to drive from Corning to Chicago.

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  • Distance: 545.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Corning to Chicago every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Corning to Chicago via Olean, NY, Olean, NY, Buffalo, NY, Buffalo, Ny, and Cleveland, Oh in around 17 h 49 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Chicago Midway via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Corning, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Corning, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.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 Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
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 Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Megabus Canada
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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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Elmira/Corning 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 Corning to Elmira/Corning Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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