Travel from Newark to Chicago

Train, bus or fly from Newark to Chicago?

Southwest Airlines, Porter Airlines and Delta fly from Newark to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $200 and the journey takes 18 hours 26 minutes.

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How to get from Newark to Chicago

ModeDurationPrice
From Broad St At Market St bus to Newark airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago.4 h$165
From Broad St At Market St bus to Newark airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.4 h 29 min$146
From Newark Penn Station train to 34 St - Penn Station, subway to Roosevelt Av/74 St, bus to New York La Guardia airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago.4 h 54 min$210
From Newark Penn Station train to 34 St - Penn Station, subway to Roosevelt Av/74 St, bus to New York La Guardia airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.5 h 10 min$131
From Newark Penn Station train to Penn Station, train to Jamaica, NY, AirTrain to New York JFK airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.5 h 36 min$150
From Newark Penn Station Amtrak train to 30th Street Station, train to Philadelphia airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago.5 h 7 min$337
From Newark, NJ bus to Chicago, IL.18 h 26 min$78
From Newark Penn Station Amtrak train to New York Penn Station then train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak.20 h 21 min$382
From Newark Penn Station Amtrak train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak.27 h 55 min$310
From Newark drive to Chicago.12 h 51 min$93

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

It takes approximately 4 hours to get from Newark to Chicago, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Newark and Chicago?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 27 hours 55 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Newark and Chicago?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, NJ and arriving at Chicago, IL. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 hours 26 minutes.

Operators from Newark to Chicago

OperatorPhoneWebsite
NJ TransitNJ Transit
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Porter AirlinesPorter Airlines
DeltaDelta
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Air CanadaAir Canada
New York City Transit (MTA)New York City Transit (MTA)
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
Long Island Rail RoadLong Island Rail Road
Port Authority NYNJPort Authority NYNJ
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
SEPTASEPTA
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak