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

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Recommended option

Fly Grand Forks to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 56 min

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

$271 - $1,328

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

$96 - $150

8 alternative options

Fly Grand Forks to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 40 min

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

$211 - $497

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 7 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

Fly Grand Forks to Milwaukee, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Grand Forks (GFK) to Milwaukee (MKE) GFK - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$339 - $1,599

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

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 O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Grand Forks to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Forks to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis, Covington
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Forks to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Grand Forks to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Fargo to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Grand Forks to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,300
Flights from Grand Forks to South Bend via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Grand Forks to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Grand Forks to Milwaukee via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fargo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fargo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 - $210
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Grand Forks to Chicago?

The distance between Grand Forks and Chicago is 999 km. The road distance is 1164 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Grand Forks to Chicago?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Grand Forks to Chicago?

The quickest way to get from Grand Forks to Chicago is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs $210 - $500.

Is there a direct bus between Grand Forks and Chicago?

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.

How long does it take to get from Grand Forks to Chicago?

It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Grand Forks to Chicago, including transfers.