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Recommended option

Fly Boston to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BOS - MDW

$97 - $407

Cheapest option

Subway to Boston, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the subway from Harvard to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BOS - ORD

$82 - $288

9 alternative options

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MHT - MDW

$165 - $496

Train to Providence, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PVD - MDW

$121 - $353

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MHT - ORD

$215 - $497

Train to Providence, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PVD - ORD

$121 - $504

Bus to Hartford, fly to Chicago Midway  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BDL - MDW

$192 - $461

Bus D&J Bus  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...

$120 - $131

Train  •  23 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$135 - $396

Bus Greyhound USA  •  25 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2509 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4425

$106 - $281

Drive  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Harvard University to Shedd Aquarium 994 miles

$95 - $150

What companies run services between Harvard University, MA, USA and Shedd Aquarium, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and Porter Airlines fly from Harvard University to Shedd Aquarium hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harvard University to Shedd Aquarium via Harvard, South Station, Boston, MA, New York, Chicago, IL, Archer & Red Line Station, and State & Roosevelt in around 21 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Providence to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Chicago O'Hare via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Providence to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago Midway via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Harvard to South Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Harvard University and Shedd Aquarium is 1360 km. The road distance is 1590 km.

The cheapest way to get from Harvard University to Shedd Aquarium is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Harvard University to Shedd Aquarium is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $95 - $410.

It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Harvard University to Shedd Aquarium, including transfers.