There are 9 ways to get from Halifax to Chicago by plane, bus, train, car ferry 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 to Chicago O'Hare  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YHZ - ORD

$154 - $387

Cheapest option

Fly to Chicago Midway  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Chicago Midway (MDW) YHZ - MDW

$124 - $326

7 alternative options

Fly to South Bend, bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to South Bend (SBN) YHZ - SBN
  2. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il

$317 - $1,237

Fly to Milwaukee, train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Milwaukee (MKE) YHZ - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$232 - $928

Train via Toronto  •  37 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  4. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$242 - $775

Bus, car ferry, train  •  37 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Halifax to Yarmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
  3. Take the train from Brunswick Amtrak to Woburn Anderson Transportation Center Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Woburn, MA to New York, NY
  5. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Nyc

$338 - $488

Train, bus  •  41 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Montréal
  2. Take the bus from Montreal to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il

$181 - $533

Train  •  45 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
  2. Take the train from St-Lambert Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$250 - $772

Drive  •  27 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Chicago 1689.5 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Chicago is to fly which costs $160 - $430 and takes 8 h 33 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Halifax to Chicago is to fly which takes 8 h 33 min and costs $160 - $430.

More details

The distance between Halifax and Chicago is 1965 km. The road distance is 2703 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Halifax to Chicago, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Halifax to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Halifax and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak via St-Lambert Amtrak and Schenectady Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 40 min.

More details

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Chicago, IL, USA?

Air Canada, Delta and United Airlines fly from Halifax to Chicago every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Halifax to Chicago via Montréal, Toronto, Windsor, and Detroit Amtrak in around 37 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Fredericton, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Fredericton, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Boston, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $2,200
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via New York La Guardia, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,700
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via New York La Guardia, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Toronto, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Boston, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Toronto, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Boston, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Ottawa, Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Montreal, Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Ottawa, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 2 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 Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Brunswick Amtrak to Woburn Anderson Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from St-Lambert Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Montréal
Ave. Duration
22 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$80 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$210 - $300
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $55
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$85 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
Ave. Duration
21 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Toronto, On to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $140
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Halifax to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Woburn, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Megabus CA
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$80
Adult Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$107
Vehicle Off-Peak
$149
Vehicle Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$199

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.