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Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LGA - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora

$167 - $777

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Bus, train  •  18h 57m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago Nyc
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora Bnsf

$62 - $112

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Fly Newark to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) EWR - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora

$90 - $281

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LGA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora

$87 - $267

Fly New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) JFK - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora

$115 - $360

Train to White Plains, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) HPN - ORD
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora

Fly New York La Guardia to Milwaukee, train  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Milwaukee (MKE) LGA - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora

$149 - $388

Train  •  20h 54m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora Bnsf

$105 - $145

Bus, train via Baltimore  •  26h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown to Chicago
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora

$118 - $170

Drive  •  13h 52m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Aurora 833.1 miles

$80 - $120

Manhattan to Aurora by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Manhattan and Aurora is around 34h 34m and covers a distance of around 836 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 34m. Operated by FlixBus-us, Wanda Coach, Chicago Transit (CTA) and others, the Manhattan to Aurora service departs from New York City and arrives in Aurora. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
34h 34m
Fastest journey time:
20h 34m
Journey distance:
836 miles
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
162 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:15
Last service departs at:
18:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Aurora bus, walk and train schedules

Manhattan → Aurora
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Aurora is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 13h 52m.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Aurora is to fly and train which takes 6h 12m and costs $160 - $800.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Aurora. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Aurora via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 54m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Aurora is 752 miles. The road distance is 833.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Aurora without a car is to bus and train which takes 18h 57m and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Manhattan to Aurora, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Aurora train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Aurora is 1h behind Manhattan. It is currently 9:40 PM in Manhattan and 8:40 PM in Aurora.

Manhattan to Aurora train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Aurora station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Aurora.
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  • Distance: 751.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 12m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Aurora, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Manhattan to Aurora via Chicago Union Station in around 20h 54m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Covington
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Columbus
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $490
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $490
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Milwaukee via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Metra
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.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 New York to Baltimore Downtown
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Baltimore Downtown to Chicago
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Aurora is 833 miles. It takes approximately 13h 52m to drive from Manhattan to Aurora.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Aurora. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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