There are 6 ways to get from Hartford to Chicago by plane, bus, 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

Fly to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 35 min

  1. BDL - MDW

$174 - $418

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h 55 min

  1. 2015 / ...
  2. 4425

$97 - $249

4 alternative options

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 54 min

  1. BDL - ORD

$164 - $358

Bus D&J Bus  •  17 h 59 min

  1. Djb149 / ...

$110 - $137

Train  •  20 h 57 min

  1. Lake Shore Limited

$130 - $380

Drive  •  14 h 43 min

  1. 895.5 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Hartford to Chicago every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hartford to Chicago via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, W 4 St, East Broadway, New York, Chicago, IL, and Cermak-Chinatown in around 17 h 59 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Hartford to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Hartford to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Hartford to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Hartford to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hartford and Chicago is 1237 km. The road distance is 1433 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Chicago is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Hartford to Chicago is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $170 - $420.

No, there is no direct bus from Hartford to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Hartford, Ct and arriving at Chicago Amtrak, Il via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Hartford to Chicago, including transfers.