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There are 7 ways to get from Illinois to Virginia Beach by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Chicago Midway, line 960 bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Norfolk (ORF) MDW - ORF
  2. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$162 - $628

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  25h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc 1602 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$95 - $230

5 alternative options

Line 608 bus, line 600 bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly, line 960 bus  •  5h 7m

  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 Norfolk (ORF) ORD - ORF
  4. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$146 - $581

Bus D&J Bus  •  24h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 59 Canal Street, NY to Norfolk, VA Nyc

$124 - $144

Train  •  25h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$186 - $517

Train via Alexandria Amtrak Station  •  31h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$206 - $556

Drive  •  14h 58m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Virginia Beach 903.9 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Illinois to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Illinois to Virginia Beach is to fly and line 960 bus which costs $160 - $650 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Illinois to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from 929 W Cermak and arriving at Arctic & 19Th via Chicago, IL, 59 Canal Street, NY and Glenrock & Virginia Beach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 40m.

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The distance between Illinois and Virginia Beach is 765 miles. The road distance is 903.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Illinois to Virginia Beach without a car is to bus which takes 24h 40m and costs $120 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Illinois to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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Illinois to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by D&J Bus, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The best way to get from Illinois to Virginia Beach is to bus which takes 24h 40m and costs $120 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 25h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Illinois to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Rockledge Bus, arrive at Norfolk, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Illinois to Virginia Beach.
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  • Distance: 764.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Illinois, USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Virginia Beach via Cermak & Clark, Chicago, IL, New York, 59 Canal Street, NY, Norfolk, VA, and Glenrock & Virginia Beach in around 24h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chicago to Virginia Beach via LaSalle/Van Buren, Chicago Union Station, Washington Union Station, Norfolk Amtrak Station, Harbor Park Station, Newtown Road Station, and Newtown Rd Station in around 25h 33m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
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 to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
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
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Northwest Transportation Center to Rosemont CTA Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14h
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
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from 59 Canal Street, NY to Norfolk, VA
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Lion VA
Phone
+1-917-398-0398
Email
help@ilikebus.com
Website
lionva.com
Bus from New York, NY to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
lionva.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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 Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180
Megabus

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More Questions & Answers

Virginia Beach is 1h ahead of Illinois. It is currently 4:40 PM in Illinois and 5:40 PM in Virginia Beach.

Yes, the driving distance between Illinois to Virginia Beach is 904 miles. It takes approximately 14h 58m to drive from Illinois to Virginia Beach.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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There are 589+ hotels available in Virginia Beach. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Illinois to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 41m and costs $2 - $5.

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