There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Chicago by plane, shuttle, 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.

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Fly Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MHK - ORD

$201 - $739

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Shuttle, bus  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il

$111 - $219

3 alternative options

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MCI - MDW

$216 - $396

Shuttle, bus, train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station

$131 - $277

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Chicago 650.2 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manhattan and Chicago is 508 miles. The road distance is 650.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Chicago without a car is to shuttle and bus and train which takes 11 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Manhattan to Chicago, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manhattan Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Chicago is 650 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 34 min to drive from Manhattan to Chicago.

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American Airlines offers flights from Manhattan Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 580+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Manhattan Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 507.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, KS, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

American Airlines flies from Manhattan to Chicago twice daily.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46 - $50
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Topeka, Ks to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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