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There are 6 ways to get from North Bay to Chicago by plane, bus, train, shuttle 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

  1. Fly from North Bay (YYB) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)

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Bus, train via Detroit

  1. Take the bus from North Bay to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  3. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station

Bus, shuttle

  1. Take the bus from North Bay to VAUGHAN - HWY 407 terminal
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Windsor, ON - Holiday Inn Ambassador Bridge
  3. Take the bus from Detroit to Chicago

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from North Bay to VAUGHAN - HWY 407 terminal
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  3. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails

  1. Take the bus from North Bay to Sudbury
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Kalamazoo to Chicago

Drive

  1. Drive from North Bay to Chicago

North Bay to Chicago by bus, subway, train and car

The journey time between North Bay and Chicago is around 22h 25m and covers a distance of around 733 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 39m. The fastest journey normally takes 21h 40m. Operated by Ontario Northland, Toronto Transit, VIA Rail and others, the North Bay to Chicago service departs from North Bay and arrives in Chicago Union Station. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
14h 45m
Layover time:
7h 39m
Total time:
22h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
21h 40m
Journey distance:
733 miles
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
$152
Carbon emissions:
86 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:15
Last service departs at:
12:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

North Bay to Chicago bus, subway, train and car schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from North Bay to Chicago is to drive, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 12h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from North Bay to Chicago is to fly which costs $130 - $600 and takes 5h 49m.

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The distance between North Bay and Chicago is 511 miles. The road distance is 715.7 miles.

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The best way to get from North Bay to Chicago without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 21h 45m and costs $180 - $250.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from North Bay to Chicago, including transfers.

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The best way to get from North Bay to Chicago is to fly which takes 5h 49m and costs $130 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, which costs and takes 23h 8m.

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There is no direct flight from North Bay Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Chicago is 1h behind North Bay. It is currently 1:06 AM in North Bay and 12:06 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between North Bay to Chicago is 716 miles. It takes approximately 12h 17m to drive from North Bay to Chicago.

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United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from North Bay Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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Map of how to get from North Bay to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 510.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 49m

What companies run services between North Bay, ON, Canada and Chicago, IL, USA?

Air Canada and United Airlines fly from North Bay to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from North Bay to Chicago via Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak, and Kalamazoo in around 23h 8m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from North Bay to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from North Bay to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from North Bay to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto, Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from North Bay to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from North Bay to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from North Bay to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from North Bay to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto, Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from North Bay to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$40 - $65
Adult
$50 - $75
Bus from North Bay to VAUGHAN - HWY 407 terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$40 - $65
Adult
$50 - $75
Bus from North Bay to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$18 - $23
Adult
$21 - $26
Bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$40 - $60
Adult
$45 - $70
Robert Q Airbus
Phone
(519) 679-2707
Email
courier@robertq.com
Website
robertq.com
Shuttle from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Windsor, ON - Holiday Inn Ambassador Bridge
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
reservation.robertq.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit to Chicago
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Kalamazoo to Chicago
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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