There are 9 ways to get from Grand Forks to Chicago by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Grand Forks to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Grand Forks (GFK) to Chicago Midway (MDW) GFK - MDW

$211 - $497

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to Fargo, ND 927
  2. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Minneapolis, MN 938 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago

$102 - $150

7 alternative options

Fly Grand Forks to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Grand Forks (GFK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) GFK - ORD

$271 - $1,328

Bus to Fargo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to Fargo, ND
  2. Fly from Fargo (FAR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FAR - ORD

$214 - $598

Fly Grand Forks to South Bend, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Grand Forks (GFK) to South Bend (SBN) GFK - SBN
  2. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il

$484 - $2,358

Bus, train via Fargo, ND  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Forks to Fargo, ND 927
  2. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Minneapolis, MN 938 / ...
  3. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$134 - $279

Bus, night bus  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to Minneapolis, MN 928
  2. Take the night bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il 4901 / ...

$106 - $201

Bus, train  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to Minneapolis, MN 928
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder

$141 - $284

Drive  •  12 h

  1. Drive from Grand Forks to Chicago 727.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Forks to Chicago is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Forks to Chicago is to bus and fly which costs $210 - $600 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Grand Forks and Chicago is 625 miles. The road distance is 727.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Grand Forks to Chicago, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Forks to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Grand Forks, ND and arriving at Chicago, Il via Hennepin Ave & 10th St N and Minneapolis, Mn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 59 min.

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There are 581+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Forks to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 624.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Grand Forks, ND, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Delta flies from Grand Forks to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grand Forks to Chicago via Fargo, ND, Minneapolis, MN, and Minneapolis, MN in around 17 h 13 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Grand Forks to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Grand Forks to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Grand Forks to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Grand Forks to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Forks to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Forks to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis, Covington
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Fargo to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Grand Forks to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,300
Flights from Grand Forks to South Bend via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Grand Forks to South Bend via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fargo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fargo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Grand Forks, ND to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Grand Forks to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo, ND to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Grand Forks, ND to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA
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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
Night bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $110

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