There are 5 ways to get from Idaho Falls to Chicago by plane, shuttle, train or car

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Fly Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Idaho Falls (IDA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) IDA - ORD

$227 - $934

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Fly Idaho Falls to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Idaho Falls (IDA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) IDA - MDW

$247 - $1,033

Fly Jackson to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Jackson (JAC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) JAC - ORD

$310 - $1,356

Shuttle, train  •  39 h 43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Idaho Falls,ID to Brigham City, UT
  2. Take the train from Ogden Station to Salt Lake Central Station 750
  3. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station

$313 - $742

Drive  •  23 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Idaho Falls to Chicago 1488.4 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Idaho Falls to Chicago is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 23 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Idaho Falls to Chicago is to fly which costs $240 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Idaho Falls and Chicago is 1248 miles. The road distance is 1488.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Idaho Falls to Chicago without a car is to shuttle and train which takes 39 h 43 min and costs $310 - $750.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Idaho Falls to Chicago, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Idaho Falls Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Chicago is 1 h ahead of Idaho Falls. It is currently 11:21 PM in Idaho Falls and 12:21 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Idaho Falls to Chicago is 1488 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 32 min to drive from Idaho Falls to Chicago.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Idaho Falls Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 574+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Idaho Falls to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 1247.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between Idaho Falls, ID, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

United Airlines and Delta fly from Idaho Falls to Chicago hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Moline
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Des Moines
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Omaha
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Denver, Kansas City
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Jackson to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Jackson to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago Midway via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago Midway via Salt Lake City, Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago Midway via Denver, Omaha
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Idaho Falls to Chicago Midway via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Jackson to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jackson to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Jackson to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Jackson to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Utah Transit Authority
Website
rideuta.com
Train from Ogden Station to Salt Lake Central Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
rideuta.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
34 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Bus operators

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The best way to get from Idaho Falls to Idaho Falls Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $24 - $30.

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