Travel from New-York to Illinois

Train, bus or fly from New York to Illinois?

Southwest Airlines, Porter Airlines and Delta fly from New York to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Chicago every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $190 and the journey takes 14 h 30 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from New York to Illinois

From New York Penn Station train to Newark Liberty Airport Station, train to Newark airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago. 4 h 8 min $181. From W 4 St subway to Roosevelt Av/74 St, bus to New York La Guardia airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago. 4 h 26 min $201. From W 4 St subway to Roosevelt Av/74 St, bus to New York La Guardia airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, subway to Clark/Lake, then subway to Chicago. 5 h 7 min $125. From New York Penn Station train to Newark Liberty Airport Station, train to Newark airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, subway to Clark/Lake, then subway to Chicago. 5 h 1 min $165. From Penn Station train to Station D Jamaica Station, train to New York JFK airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, subway to Clark/Lake, then subway to Chicago. 5 h 21 min $147. From New York Penn Station train to 30th Street Station, train to Philadelphia airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago. 5 h 11 min $343. From Grand Central train to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane B, line 12 bus to White Plains airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, subway to Clark/Lake, then subway to Chicago. 6 h 48 min $323. From New York bus to Cermak-Chinatown Red Line Station then line 21 bus to Cermak & Morgan. 14 h 48 min $92. From New York Penn Station train to Clinton & Jackson then line 60 bus to Loomis & Cermak. 19 h 29 min $268. From New York drive to Chicago. 13 h 5 min $94.

Operators from New York to Illinois

OperatorPhoneWebsite
NJ Transit+1 973-491-7000NJ Transit
Newark AirtrainNewark Airtrain
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Porter AirlinesPorter Airlines
DeltaDelta
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
New York City Transit (MTA)New York City Transit (MTA)
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Air CanadaAir Canada
Long Island Rail RoadLong Island Rail Road
JFK Airtrain(212) 435-7000JFK Airtrain
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
SEPTASEPTA
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Westchester County Bee-Line SystemWestchester County Bee-Line System
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
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      1 Fly Newark to Chicago Midway
      • One-Way approx: USD $109 - $383
      • Duration: 4 h 8 min
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      2 Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
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      4 Fly Newark to Chicago O'Hare
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      6 Train to Philadelphia, fly to Chicago Midway
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      7 Fly White Plains to Chicago O'Hare
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