There are 11 ways to get from New Brunswick to Chicago by plane, train, 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 Newark to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago Midway (MDW) EWR - MDW

$110 - $385

Cheapest option

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 38 min

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

$74 - $386

9 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) EWR - ORD

$105 - $406

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 21 min

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

$109 - $505

Fly Trenton-Mercer to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TTN - ORD

$92 - $374

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PHL - MDW

$166 - $491

Train, bus  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...

$102 - $117

Bus  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick to New York Port Authority 100
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago Amtrak, Il 4425

$87 - $231

Train via New York Penn Station  •  21 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$127 - $381

Train  •  28 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Cardinal

$145 - $430

Drive  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Chicago 786.2 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to Chicago is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to Chicago is to fly which costs $110 - $390 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Chicago is 695 miles. The road distance is 786.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from New Brunswick to Chicago, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Brunswick to Chicago. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Chicago Amtrak, Il via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Brunswick to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between New Brunswick, NJ, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and Porter Airlines fly from New Brunswick to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Brunswick to Chicago via New York Port Authority and New York, Ny in around 20 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago Midway via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $420
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.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 New York, Ny to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210

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