There are 10 ways to get from Kitchener to Chicago by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to London
  2. Take the train from London to Windsor
  3. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$103 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Kitchener, ON to London, ON 5529 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London, ON to Chicago, IL 5515 / ...

$47 - $120

8 alternative options

Train via Sarnia  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to Sarnia VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Port Huron Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Blue Water

$86 - $239

Train, bus  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to London VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Lambeth, On to Chicago, Il 5509

$71 - $201

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Kitchener to Chicago 465.5 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Toronto, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YYZ - ORD

$130 - $432

Train to Toronto Island, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto Island (YTZ) to Chicago Midway (MDW) YTZ - MDW

$129 - $434

Train, bus to Buffalo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  3. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BUF - ORD

$163 - $483

Train, bus to Buffalo, fly to Chicago Midway  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  3. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BUF - MDW

$173 - $512

Train to Toronto, fly to Milwaukee, train  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Milwaukee (MKE) YYZ - MKE
  3. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$195 - $558

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kitchener to Chicago is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kitchener to Chicago is to train and fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Kitchener and Chicago is 607 km. The road distance is 744.8 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 9 min to get from Kitchener to Chicago, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kitchener to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Kitchener, ON and arriving at Chicago, IL via London, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Kitchener, ON, Canada and Chicago, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Kitchener to Chicago via London, Windsor, and Detroit Amtrak in around 10 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kitchener to Chicago via London, ON in around 10 h 52 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Kitchener to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$29 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from London to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Kitchener to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Kitchener to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Port Huron Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Kitchener, ON to London, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$21 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Bus from London, ON to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $75
Standard Fare
$60 - $90
Refundable
$70 - $100
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $30
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45
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 Lambeth, On to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Megabus Canada

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