There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Chicago by plane, taxi, train, shuttle, bus 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 Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare  •  2 h 41 min

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

$201 - $739

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus  •  15 h 11 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 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il

$108 - $223

4 alternative options

Fly Kansas City to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MCI - MDW

$216 - $396

Taxi, train  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Topeka Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Topeka Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$214 - $375

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 Amtrak

$130 - $276

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Chicago 650.2 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Chicago is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Chicago is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Manhattan to Chicago, including transfers.

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

American Airlines flies from Manhattan to Chicago 3 times a day.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Topeka Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Once 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 Topeka, KS
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46 - $50
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
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 Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
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 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Topeka Amtrak
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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