There are 8 ways to get from Dearborn to Chicago by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Chicago Midway  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DTW - MDW

$124 - $266

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Dearborn, MI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL 5373 / ...

$28 - $70

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DTW - ORD

$114 - $317

Fly to South Bend, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to South Bend (SBN) DTW - SBN
  2. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il

$217 - $1,237

Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Dearborn Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Wolverine

$47 - $132

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Dearborn Amtrak, Mi to Chicago, Il 5509

$32 - $77

Megabus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Downtown Detroit to Chicago

$30 - $42

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Dearborn to Chicago 276.2 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Dearborn to Chicago is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dearborn to Chicago is to fly which costs $120 - $270 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dearborn, MI - Amtrak and arriving at Chicago, IL. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Dearborn and Chicago is 232 miles. The road distance is 276.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Dearborn to Chicago without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs $45 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Dearborn to Chicago, including transfers.

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Dearborn to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Dearborn, MI - Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Dearborn to Chicago is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $120 - $270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $140 and takes 5 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs $28 - $70 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Dearborn to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Chicago, IL station.

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Map of how to get from Dearborn to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 231.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Dearborn, MI, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Dearborn to Chicago every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Dearborn to Chicago 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 41 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
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 Dearborn Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Dearborn Amtrak, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 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 Dearborn, MI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80

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Chicago is 1 h behind Dearborn. It is currently 9:21 AM in Dearborn and 8:21 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Dearborn to Chicago is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to drive from Dearborn to Chicago.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 574+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dearborn to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 35 min and costs $2.

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