There are 7 ways to get from Illinois to Virginia Beach 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 from Chicago Midway, line 960 bus  •  4 h 37 min

  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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc 1632 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va 3005 / ...

$105 - $258

5 alternative options

Line 608 bus, line 600 bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly, line 960 bus  •  5 h 3 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 Norfolk (ORF) ORD - ORF
  4. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$146 - $581

Train  •  25 h 33 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 Norfolk Amtrak Northeast Regional

$186 - $517

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  26 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va

$112 - $272

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  31 h 38 min

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

$206 - $556

Drive  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Virginia Beach 903.9 miles

$85 - $130

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

You can take a train from Chicago to Virginia Beach via LaSalle/Van Buren, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Washington Union Station Amtrak, Norfolk Amtrak, Harbor Park, Newtown Road, and Newtown Rd Station in around 25 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Virginia Beach via Dearborn & Madison, Madison & Dearborn/State, Harrison & Morgan, Chicago, Il, Washington, Dc, Richmond, Va, Norfolk, Va, and Wood & Church in around 26 h 13 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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 Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
5 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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice 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
21 min
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
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
Greyhound USA
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
18 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Illinois and Virginia Beach is 1224 km. The road distance is 1446 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Illinois to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Archer & Green and arriving at Parks & 20Th via Madison & Dearborn/State, Chicago, Il, Washington, Dc, Richmond, Va and Wood & Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 13 min.

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