There are 9 ways to get from Edmonton to Chicago by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YEG - ORD

$178 - $352

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Fly Edmonton to Chicago Midway  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Chicago Midway (MDW) YEG - MDW

$203 - $377

Bus to Calgary, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport
  2. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YYC - ORD

$250 - $507

Fly Edmonton to South Bend, bus  •  11 h 13 min

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

$322 - $1,258

Fly Edmonton to Milwaukee, train  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Milwaukee (MKE) YEG - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station

$250 - $517

Bus, train  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton, AB to Calgary, AB
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Coquitlam, BC
  3. Take the bus from Coquitlam, Bc to Everett, Wa
  4. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station

$348 - $1,022

Bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary Downtown Office
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il

$272 - $627

Train  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Edmonton to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  3. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station

$314 - $1,078

Drive  •  29 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Chicago 1679.1 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The distance between Edmonton and Chicago is 2308 km. The road distance is 2686.6 km.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Chicago without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 20 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from Edmonton to Chicago, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Chicago is to fly which takes 8 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 21 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 3 days 5 h.

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There is no direct flight from Edmonton Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 19 min and has one stopover.

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Chicago is 1 h ahead of Edmonton. It is currently 6:58 AM in Edmonton and 7:58 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Chicago is 2687 km. It takes approximately 29 h 46 min to drive from Edmonton to Chicago.

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American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Edmonton Airport to Chicago O'Hare 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 Edmonton to Edmonton Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Edmonton to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 1442.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

What companies run services between Edmonton, AB, Canada and Chicago, IL, USA?

Delta, Air Canada and three other airlines fly from Edmonton to Chicago every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edmonton to Chicago via Calgary Downtown Office, WB 1 Street SW CTrain Station, WB Sunalta CTrain Station, Calgary, AB, Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street, and Toronto, On in around 2 days 21 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago Midway via Calgary, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,500
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Calgary, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Houston
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
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 Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
44 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Edmonton to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$210 - $300
Economy
$410 - $550
Economy Plus
$550 - $800
Business
$600 - $850
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
redarrow.ca
Bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary Downtown Office
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
redarrow.ca
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 Coquitlam, Bc to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $140
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Edmonton, AB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $35
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Bus from Calgary, AB to Coquitlam, BC
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $250
Online Fare
$240 - $320
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$310 - $450

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