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There are 10 ways to get from Edmonton to Chicago by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare  •  9h 30m

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

$178 - $361

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Fly Edmonton to Chicago Midway  •  9h 26m

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

$208 - $390

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

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

$249 - $506

Fly Edmonton to Milwaukee, train  •  11h 44m

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

$253 - $497

Fly Edmonton to South Bend, bus  •  11h 48m

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

$321 - $1,341

Train via Detroit Amtrak Station  •  3 days 4h

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

$434 - $818

Train, night bus  •  3 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Edmonton to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the night bus from Toronto, On to Chicago Amtrak, Il 5531

$376 - $699

Train, bus  •  3 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Edmonton to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Chicago, IL - Amtrack Station Toronto

$371 - $689

Train  •  3 days 10h

  1. Take the train from Edmonton to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Buffalo
  3. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station

$443 - $881

Drive  •  29h 46m

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Chicago 1679.1 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Chicago is to drive which costs $290 - $430 and takes 29h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Chicago is to fly which costs $270 - $550 and takes 9h 26m.

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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 train and night bus which takes 3 days 7h and costs $490 - $950.

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It takes approximately 9h 30m 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 9h 30m and costs $230 - $480. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $550 - $1,100 and takes 3 days 4h.

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There is no direct flight from Edmonton Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 32m and has one stopover.

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Chicago is 1h ahead of Edmonton. It is currently 11:12 PM in Edmonton and 12:12 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Chicago is 2687 km. It takes approximately 29h 46m 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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Map of how to get from Edmonton to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 1442.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 30m

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

Delta, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Edmonton to Chicago every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edmonton to Chicago via Edmonton, Toronto, Windsor, and Detroit Amtrak Station in around 3 days 4h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago Midway via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Houston
Ave. Duration
11h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to Milwaukee via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from Edmonton to South Bend via Houston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Calgary to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago Midway via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Edmonton to Chicago O'Hare via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
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
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Edmonton to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 days 17h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$275 - $290
Economy
$310 - $440
EconomyPlus
$370 - $550
Business
$550 - $850
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Train from Toronto to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $95
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Night bus from Toronto, On to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Chicago, IL - Amtrack Station
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
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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