There are 9 ways to get from Halifax to Chicago by plane, train, bus, 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 28 min

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

$154 - $387

Cheapest option

Fly to Chicago Midway  •  8 h 20 min

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

$124 - $326

7 alternative options

Fly to South Bend, train  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to South Bend (SBN) YHZ - SBN
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.

$313 - $1,217

Fly to Milwaukee, train  •  10 h 57 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

$242 - $1,378

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

$246 - $789

Bus, car ferry, train  •  38 h 5 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

$352 - $537

Train, bus  •  41 h 58 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 Benton Harbor, MI
  4. Take the bus from Benton Harbor, MI to Chicago Union Station

$199 - $547

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

$254 - $786

Drive  •  27 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Chicago 1689.5 miles

$220 - $330

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

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Halifax to Chicago hourly. 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 Montreal
Avg. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Avg. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Avg. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Ottawa
Avg. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Ottawa, Toronto
Avg. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Toronto
Avg. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Ottawa, Toronto
Avg. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Montreal, Toronto
Avg. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Avg. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Boston
Avg. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Newark
Avg. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,700
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Boston, Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Toronto
Avg. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,900
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Newark
Avg. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via New York JFK
Avg. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Boston, Detroit
Avg. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Toronto, Detroit
Avg. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Toronto, Detroit
Avg. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via New York JFK, Detroit
Avg. Duration
11 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,200
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via New York JFK, Atlanta
Avg. Duration
11 h 54 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Toronto, Atlanta
Avg. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Boston, Atlanta
Avg. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Halifax to South Bend via Boston, Minneapolis
Avg. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,600
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Boston
Avg. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Montreal, Toronto Island
Avg. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Ottawa, Toronto Island
Avg. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Boston
Avg. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Newark
Avg. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Halifax to Chicago Midway via Fort Lauderdale
Avg. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Avg. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Halifax to Milwaukee via Boston
Avg. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Halifax to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Avg. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.
Avg. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
nictd.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
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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
Avg. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
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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
Avg. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
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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
Avg. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
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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
Avg. Duration
15 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
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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
Avg. Duration
22 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$190 - $260
Economy Plus
$260 - $360
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$490 - $700
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Avg. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Avg. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Halifax to Saint-Lambert
Avg. Duration
21 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $150
Economy
$190 - $260
Economy Plus
$260 - $360
Business
$270 - $380
Business Plus/Sleeper
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Amero Shuttle
Website
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Bus from Halifax to Yarmouth
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ameroshuttle.tripod.com
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Woburn, MA to New York, NY
Avg. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Avg. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Avg. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Megabus CA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Benton Harbor, MI
Avg. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$65 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110
Bus from Benton Harbor, MI to Chicago - Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Indian Trails
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Benton Harbor, MI to Chicago Union Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Yarmouth to Portland, ME
Avg. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Halifax to Chicago?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Halifax to Chicago?

The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Chicago is to fly which costs $180 and takes 8 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Halifax to Chicago?

The quickest way to get from Halifax to Chicago is to fly which takes 8 h 20 min and costs $180.

Is there a direct train between Halifax and Chicago?

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.

How long does it take to get from Halifax to Chicago?

It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from Halifax to Chicago, including transfers.