There are 11 ways to get from Illinois to Pennsylvania 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 Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MDW - PIT

$145 - $327

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md 1632 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa 1002 / ...

$90 - $226

9 alternative options

Line 608 bus, line 600 bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Erie  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 608 bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
  2. Take the line 600 bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
  3. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Erie (ERI) ORD - ERI

$174 - $792

Fly Chicago Midway to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Philadelphia (PHL) MDW - PHL
  2. Take the train from University City to Gladstone

$144 - $448

Line 608 bus, line 600 bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Pittsburgh  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 608 bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
  2. Take the line 600 bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
  3. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) ORD - PIT

$129 - $410

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) ORD - AVP

$246 - $472

Line 608 bus, line 600 bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 608 bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
  2. Take the line 600 bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
  3. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Philadelphia (PHL) ORD - PHL
  4. Take the train from University City to Gladstone

$138 - $501

Bus D&J Bus  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA Nyc

$104 - $114

Train via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  21 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$197 - $570

Train  •  27 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Cardinal

$145 - $405

Drive  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Philadelphia 763 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Illinois to Pennsylvania is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Illinois to Pennsylvania is to line 608 bus and line 600 bus and fly which costs $170 - $800 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Illinois and Pennsylvania is 621 miles. The road distance is 763 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Illinois to Pennsylvania, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Illinois to Pennsylvania. However, there are services departing from 929 W Cermak and arriving at Philadelphia, PA via Chicago, IL and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Illinois, USA and Pennsylvania, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago to Pittsburgh 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Philadelphia via Cermak & Clark, Chicago, IL, and New York in around 17 h 48 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Erie
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Erie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Roselle/Schaumburg to Kimberly Dr & Mall Dr
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
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 Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
17 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40

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