There are 10 ways to get from Farmington Hills to Chicago by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h

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

$52 - $142

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Downtown Detroit to Chicago

$30 - $42

8 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Southfield, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi 4590
  2. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il 5515 / ...

$42 - $96

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Farmington Hills to Chicago 272.5 miles

$26 - $40

Line 330 bus, line 275 bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 330 bus from Grand River @ Wilmarth Rd. to 7 Mile & Grandview
  2. Take the line 275 bus from 7 Mile & Grandview Ns to Michigan & Outer Drive
  3. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DTW - MDW

$128 - $270

Line 330 bus, line 275 bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 330 bus from Grand River @ Wilmarth Rd. to 7 Mile & Grandview
  2. Take the line 275 bus from 7 Mile & Grandview Ns to Michigan & Outer Drive
  3. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DTW - ORD

$118 - $321

Line 851 bus, bus to Toledo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 851 bus from O.C.C. Orch Rdge P & R to Cass & X From Rosa Parks Transit Ctr
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  3. Fly from Toledo (TOL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TOL - ORD

$133 - $372

Line 330 bus, line 275 bus to Detroit, fly to South Bend, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 330 bus from Grand River @ Wilmarth Rd. to 7 Mile & Grandview
  2. Take the line 275 bus from 7 Mile & Grandview Ns to Michigan & Outer Drive
  3. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to South Bend (SBN) DTW - SBN
  4. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il

$221 - $1,241

Bus to Lansing, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Southfield, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  2. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LAN - ORD

$147 - $753

Line 400 bus, line 405 bus, bus to Flint, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Occ Orch Rdg Campus to Providence & 9 Mile Rd
  2. Take the line 405 bus from 9 Mile & Providence Dr to Lahser & 11 Mile
  3. Take the bus from Southfield, MI to Flint
  4. Fly from Flint (FNT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FNT - ORD

$95 - $419

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Farmington Hills to Chicago. However, there are services departing from O.C.C. Orch Rdge P & R and arriving at Chicago via Downtown Detroit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between Farmington Hills and Chicago is 223 miles. The road distance is 272.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Farmington Hills to Chicago without a car is to train which takes 7 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Farmington Hills to Chicago, including transfers.

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Farmington Hills to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Southfield, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Farmington Hills to Chicago is to train which takes 7 h and costs . Alternatively, you can Megabus, which costs and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Chicago is 1 h behind Farmington Hills. It is currently 12:44 PM in Farmington Hills and 11:44 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Farmington Hills to Chicago is 272 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Farmington Hills to Chicago.

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  • Distance: 222.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

Amtrak operates a train from Farmington Hills to Chicago 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 22 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Farmington Hills to Chicago twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Toledo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 Royal Oak Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
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 Southfield, Mi to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
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 Southfield, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Grand River @ Wilmarth Rd. to 7 Mile & Grandview
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from 7 Mile & Grandview Ns to Michigan & Outer Drive
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from O.C.C. Orch Rdge P & R to Cass & X From Rosa Parks Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Occ Orch Rdg Campus to Providence & 9 Mile Rd
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from 9 Mile & Providence Dr to Lahser & 11 Mile
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Southfield, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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