There are 8 ways to get from Great Falls to Chicago by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Great Falls (GTF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) GTF - ORD

$228 - $595

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Bus, train  •  30 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak Orange Route
  2. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder

$180 - $550

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Fly Great Falls to Chicago Midway  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Great Falls (GTF) to Chicago Midway (MDW) GTF - MDW

$198 - $883

Drive to Bozeman, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Great Falls to Bozeman
  2. Fly from Bozeman (BZN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BZN - ORD

$250 - $930

Fly Great Falls to South Bend, bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Great Falls (GTF) to South Bend (SBN) GTF - SBN
  2. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il

$328 - $1,430

Fly Great Falls to Milwaukee, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Great Falls (GTF) to Milwaukee (MKE) GTF - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station

$231 - $967

Bus, train via St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot  •  30 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
  3. Take the bus from St Paul, Mn to Chicago, Il

$180 - $520

Drive  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Great Falls to Chicago 1385.1 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Great Falls to Chicago is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 22 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Great Falls to Chicago is to drive and fly which costs $250 - $950 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The distance between Great Falls and Chicago is 1228 miles. The road distance is 1385.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Great Falls to Chicago without a car is to bus and train which takes 30 h 12 min and costs $180 - $550.

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Great Falls to Chicago, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Great Falls Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 37 min and has one stopover.

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Chicago is 1 h ahead of Great Falls. It is currently 1:13 AM in Great Falls and 2:13 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Great Falls to Chicago is 1385 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 13 min to drive from Great Falls to Chicago.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Great Falls Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 574+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Great Falls to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 1227.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

What companies run services between Great Falls, MT, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Great Falls to Chicago hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Omaha
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Kansas City
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Madison
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Bozeman to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Bozeman to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Great Falls to South Bend via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Great Falls to Milwaukee via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Great Falls to Milwaukee via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago Midway via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Bozeman to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Great Falls to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Great Falls to South Bend via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Great Falls to South Bend via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Great Falls to South Bend via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from Great Falls to South Bend via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Great Falls to South Bend via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Great Falls to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Great Falls to Milwaukee via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Great Falls to Milwaukee via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Great Falls to Milwaukee via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago Midway via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Great Falls to Milwaukee via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bozeman to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
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 Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Shelby Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $480
Business Coach Seat
$390 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Train from Shelby Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $410
Room
$550 - $800
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from St Paul, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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The best way to get from Great Falls to Great Falls Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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