There are 9 ways to get from Hamilton to Chicago by bus, plane, train 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

Bus to Toronto, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YYZ - ORD

$109 - $364

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, ON to London, ON 5517 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London, ON to Chicago - Amtrak 5531

$49 - $124

7 alternative options

Train to Toronto Island, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Aldershot to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto Island (YTZ) to Chicago Midway (MDW) YTZ - MDW

$130 - $432

Thru-Bus to Buffalo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BUF - ORD

$137 - $422

Thru-Bus to Buffalo, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BUF - MDW

$147 - $451

Train via Detroit Amtrak  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Wolverine

$90 - $257

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, On to Toronto, On 5500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il 5515

$62 - $166

Train  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Aldershot to Buffalo VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$105 - $300

Drive  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Chicago 483 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Chicago is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Chicago is to bus and fly which costs $140 - $480 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The distance between Hamilton and Chicago is 655 km. The road distance is 772.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Hamilton to Chicago, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Hamilton, ON and arriving at Chicago - Amtrak via London, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Hamilton, ON, Canada and Chicago, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Hamilton to Chicago via Aldershot GO Bus, Aldershot, Windsor, and Detroit Amtrak in around 10 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamilton to Chicago via London, ON in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Aldershot to Toronto
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $35
Bus from Hamilton, ON to London, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $20
Online Fare
$15 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$27 - $40
Bus from London, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $75
Standard Fare
$60 - $90
Refundable
$70 - $100
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $16
Online Fare
$11 - $25
Standard Fare
$19 - $28
Refundable
$23 - $35
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hamilton, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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

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