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There are 6 ways to get from Great Falls to Chicago by plane, car, bus or train

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Recommended option

Fly Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare  •  5h 40m

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

$228 - $595

Cheapest option

Bus, train via St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot  •  31h 10m

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

$175 - $465

4 alternative options

Fly Great Falls to Chicago Midway  •  7h 36m

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

$198 - $883

Drive to Bozeman, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7h 9m

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

$250 - $930

Bus, train  •  30h 12m

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

$180 - $550

Drive  •  22h 13m

  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 22h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Great Falls to Chicago is to fly which costs $220 - $600 and takes 5h 40m.

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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 30h 12m and costs $180 - $550.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Great Falls to Chicago, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Great Falls Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 17m.

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Chicago is 1h ahead of Great Falls. It is currently 8:52 PM in Great Falls and 9:52 PM in Chicago.

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

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

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There are 763+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $75 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: 5h 40m

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

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Great Falls to Chicago every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
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
9h 40m
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
6h 3m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Bozeman to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Bozeman to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Bozeman to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago Midway via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Great Falls to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Bozeman to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Shelby Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27h 22m
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 Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
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

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The best way to get from Great Falls to Great Falls Airport is to bus which takes 35m and costs .

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