There are 7 ways to get from Manchester to Chicago by bus, plane, car or train

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Bus to Nashville, fly to Chicago Midway  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Shell Station Manchester to Nashville Airport
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BNA - MDW

$149 - $3,342

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Bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester, Tn to Chicago, Il 1188

$55 - $80

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Bus to Nashville, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Shell Station Manchester to Nashville Airport
  2. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BNA - ORD

$119 - $642

Drive to Huntsville, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Manchester to Huntsville
  2. Fly from Huntsville (HSV) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) HSV - ORD

$75 - $347

Bus to Chattanooga, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester, Tn to Chattanooga, Tn
  2. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CHA - ORD

$257 - $1,326

Bus, train  •  14h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester, Tn to Nashville, Tn
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Carbondale
  3. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak Station to Homewood Amtrak Station

$87 - $133

Drive  •  8h 45m

  1. Drive from Manchester to Chicago 533.4 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Chicago is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Chicago is to bus and fly which costs $140 - $3,400 and takes 3h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester, Tn and arriving at Chicago, Il. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 10m.

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The distance between Manchester and Chicago is 452 miles. The road distance is 533.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Chicago without a car is to bus which takes 13h 10m and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Manchester to Chicago, including transfers.

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Manchester to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Manchester, Tn station.

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The quickest flight from Nashville Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Manchester to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Chicago, Il station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester to Chicago is 533 miles. It takes approximately 8h 45m to drive from Manchester to Chicago.

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  • Distance: 452.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Manchester, TN, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Manchester, Tn to Chicago, Il once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 13h 10m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Huntsville to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Chattanooga to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,400
Flights from Nashville to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Huntsville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Chattanooga to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Huntsville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Chattanooga to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Nashville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Nashville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Carbondale Amtrak Station to Homewood Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Groome Transportation
Phone
+1 (478) 471-1616
Email
maconoffice@groometrans.com
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Shell Station Manchester to Nashville Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$38
Website
Groome Transportation
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Manchester, Tn to Chattanooga, Tn
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Manchester, Tn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130
Bus from Manchester, Tn to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Nashville Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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