There are 7 ways to get from Lubbock to Chicago 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 to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Lubbock (LBB) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LBB - MDW

$341 - $1,326

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lubbock, Tx to Amarillo, Tx 7310 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amarillo, Tx to Chicago, Il 1364

$118 - $301

5 alternative options

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Lubbock (LBB) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LBB - ORD

$281 - $1,227

Fly to South Bend, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Lubbock (LBB) to South Bend (SBN) LBB - SBN
  2. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il

$494 - $2,057

Bus, train via Raton Amtrak  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lubbock, Tx to Amarillo, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Amarillo, Tx to Raton
  3. Take the train from Raton Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$184 - $526

Bus, train  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lubbock, Tx to Ft Worth, Tx 7311 / ...
  2. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Texas Eagle

$166 - $475

Drive  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Lubbock to Chicago 1180.2 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Lubbock, TX, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Lubbock to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lubbock to Chicago via Amarillo, Tx in around 27 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago Midway via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago Midway via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago Midway via Dallas, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago Midway via Austin, Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago O'Hare via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Moline
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Kansas City
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Lubbock to South Bend via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Lubbock to Chicago O'Hare via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Lubbock to South Bend via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Lubbock to South Bend via Houston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raton Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $420
Room
$550 - $800
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Lubbock, Tx to Amarillo, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Amarillo, Tx to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Bus from Amarillo, Tx to Raton
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Lubbock, Tx to Ft Worth, Tx
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $85

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lubbock to Chicago?

The distance between Lubbock and Chicago is 1551 km. The road distance is 1888 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lubbock to Chicago?

The cheapest way to get from Lubbock to Chicago is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lubbock to Chicago?

The quickest way to get from Lubbock to Chicago is to fly which takes 4 h 56 min and costs $340 - $1,400.

Is there a direct bus between Lubbock and Chicago?

No, there is no direct bus from Lubbock to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Lubbock, Tx and arriving at Chicago, Il via Amarillo, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Lubbock to Chicago?

It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Lubbock to Chicago, including transfers.