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There are 7 ways to get from Fort Worth to Elgin by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Vickery Transfer Center to Terminal B Station
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DFW - ORD

$98 - $282

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Train to Dallas, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from T&P Station to Victory Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DAL - MDW
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Elgin

$148 - $382

Train to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Vickery Transfer Center to Terminal B Station
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Milwaukee (MKE) DFW - MKE
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport

$133 - $390

Train to Dallas, fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  8h

  1. Take the train from T&P Station to Victory Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Milwaukee (MKE) DAL - MKE
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport

$143 - $459

Train  •  25h 16m

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Elgin Md-W

$143 - $398

Bus  •  26h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Dallas, Tx 7307 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Chicago, Il 1500

$117 - $284

Drive  •  16h 1m

  1. Drive from Fort Worth to Elgin 956.5 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Worth to Elgin is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 16h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Worth to Elgin is to train and fly which costs $95 - $290 and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort Worth station to Elgin. However, there are services departing from Fort Worth Amtrak Station and arriving at Elgin via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 16m.

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The distance between Fort Worth and Elgin is 816 miles. The road distance is 956.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Worth to Elgin without a car is to train which takes 25h 16m and costs $140 - $400.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Fort Worth to Elgin, including transfers.

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Fort Worth to Elgin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fort Worth Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Fort Worth to Elgin is to train which takes 25h 16m and costs $140 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 26h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 13m.

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Fort Worth to Elgin train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Elgin station.

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Map of how to get from Fort Worth to Elgin.
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  • Distance: 816.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Fort Worth, TX, USA and Elgin, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Fort Worth to Elgin via Chicago Union Station in around 25h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Worth to Elgin via Dallas, Tx, Chicago, Il, Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il, Cumberland, Rosemont, and Rosemont CTA Station in around 26h 15m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Chicago Midway via Memphis
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Chicago Midway via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Milwaukee via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Milwaukee via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Milwaukee via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Milwaukee via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Milwaukee via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Milwaukee via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Chicago O'Hare via Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Chicago O'Hare via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Chicago O'Hare via Oklahoma City
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Milwaukee via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Milwaukee via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Milwaukee via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Train operators
Trinity Metro
Phone
+1 817-215-8600
Website
ridetrinitymetro.org
Train from Vickery Transfer Center to Terminal B Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ridetrinitymetro.org
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Train from T&P Station to Victory Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Elgin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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 Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.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 Ft Worth, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Worth to Elgin is 956 miles. It takes approximately 16h 1m to drive from Fort Worth to Elgin.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Elgin. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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