There are 6 ways to get from Midland to Chicago by plane, taxi, 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 from Saginaw  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Saginaw (MBS) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MBS - ORD

$135 - $352

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Bus, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Saginaw, MI to Flint 1482-27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Flint Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Blue Water

$92 - $178

4 alternative options

Taxi, bus to Flint, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Midland to Saginaw, MI
  2. Take the bus from Saginaw, MI to Flint Airport
  3. Fly from Flint (FNT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FNT - ORD

$125 - $454

Taxi, bus, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Midland to Alma, MI
  2. Take the bus from Alma, MI to East Lansing, MI
  3. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station

$97 - $179

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Bay City to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, Mi to Chicago, Il 5515 / ...

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Midland to Chicago 301.1 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Midland and Chicago is 211 miles. The road distance is 301.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Midland to Chicago without a car is to taxi and bus and train which takes 6 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Midland to Chicago, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Midland to Chicago is to fly which takes 2 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails and bus, which costs and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Saginaw Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Chicago is 1 h behind Midland. It is currently 6:34 AM in Midland and 5:34 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Midland to Chicago is 301 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Midland to Chicago.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Saginaw 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 Midland to Saginaw Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Midland to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 210.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Midland, MI, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

United Airlines and Delta fly from Midland to Chicago 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Midland to Chicago via Bay City, Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak, and Kalamazoo, Mi in around 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Saginaw to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Saginaw to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
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 East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Flint Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Saginaw, MI to Flint Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Alma, MI to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Saginaw, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Saginaw to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bay City to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Midland to Saginaw, MI
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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