There are 9 ways to get from Muncie to Chicago by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus, Megabus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Muncie Ball State Univ, IN to Indianapolis, IN 0009 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Indianapolis to Chicago

$36 - $53

8 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Muncie Ball State Univ, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN
  3. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il

$55 - $94

Bus, train via Gary Metro Center  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Muncie, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Gary, IN
  3. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to Van Buren St. Ssl

$60 - $87

Bus, train Amtrak  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Muncie Ball State Univ, IN to Indianapolis, IN 0009 / ...
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hoosier State / ...

$58 - $124

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Muncie to Chicago 227 miles

$22 - $35

Drive to Fort Wayne, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Muncie to Fort Wayne
  2. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FWA - ORD

$89 - $266

Drive to Dayton, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Muncie to Dayton
  2. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DAY - ORD

$120 - $226

Bus to Indianapolis, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Muncie Ball State Univ, IN to Indianapolis Airport
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) IND - ORD

$85 - $242

Bus to Indianapolis, fly to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Muncie Ball State Univ, IN to Indianapolis Airport
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago Midway (MDW) IND - MDW

$100 - $291

What companies run services between Muncie, IN, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Muncie to Chicago via Indianapolis, IN and Indianapolis in around 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Muncie Ball State Univ, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Muncie, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Gary, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Muncie Ball State Univ, IN to Indianapolis Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Muncie to Chicago?

The distance between Muncie and Chicago is 265 km. The road distance is 363 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Muncie to Chicago?

The cheapest way to get from Muncie to Chicago is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Muncie to Chicago?

The quickest way to get from Muncie to Chicago is to drive and fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $85 - $270.

Is there a direct bus between Muncie and Chicago?

No, there is no direct bus from Muncie to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Muncie Ball State Univ, IN and arriving at Chicago via Indianapolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

How long does it take to get from Muncie to Chicago?

It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Muncie to Chicago, including transfers.