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There are 11 ways to get from Northbrook to Harvard University by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Boston  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Boston (BOS) ORD - BOS

$48 - $182

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Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Boston, subway  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Northbrook to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Boston (BOS) MDW - BOS
  3. Take the subway from South Station to Harvard

$125 - $831

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Manchester, bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Manchester (MHT) ORD - MHT
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses

$174 - $490

Fly Chicago Midway to Manchester, bus  •  7h

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Manchester (MHT) MDW - MHT
  2. Take the bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses

$186 - $519

Train to Milwaukee, fly to Boston  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Glenview Amtrak Station to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Boston (BOS) MKE - BOS

$137 - $484

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Providence, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Providence (PVD) ORD - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to South Station

$131 - $551

Fly Chicago Midway to Providence, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Providence (PVD) MDW - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to South Station

$253 - $340

Bus  •  21h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston South Buses New York

$137 - $158

Train  •  23h 45m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$109 - $160

Bus via Baltimore  •  31h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak to Baltimore Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown to New York
  3. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY-West 30th St to Cambridge, MA

$138 - $213

Drive  •  16h 59m

  1. Drive from Northbrook to Harvard University 1017.8 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Northbrook to Harvard University is to fly which costs $45 - $190 and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Northbrook to Harvard University is to fly which costs $45 - $190 and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Northbrook to Harvard University. However, there are services departing from Northbrook and arriving at Harvard via Chicago Union Station and South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 45m.

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The distance between Northbrook and Harvard University is 858 miles. The road distance is 1017.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Northbrook to Harvard University without a car is to bus which takes 21h 13m and costs $130 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Northbrook to Harvard University, including transfers.

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Northbrook to Harvard University train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Northbrook to Harvard University is to fly which takes 4h 55m and costs $45 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $160 and takes 21h 13m, you could also train, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 23h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Harvard University is 1h ahead of Northbrook. It is currently 8:21 PM in Northbrook and 9:21 PM in Harvard University.

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  • Distance: 858.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Northbrook, Cook County, IL, USA and Harvard University, MA, USA?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines and five other airlines fly from Northbrook to Harvard University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northbrook to Harvard University via Chicago Union Station, Clark & Harrison, Chicago, IL, New York, Boston South Buses, South Station, and Harvard in around 21h 13m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$119
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$119
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Chicago Midway to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Chicago Midway to Providence
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Chicago Midway to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Chicago Midway to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Manchester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Milwaukee to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Chicago Midway to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $450
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Northbrook to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Metra
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from South Station to Harvard
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
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 Glenview Amtrak Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
luckystarbus.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 Chicago Amtrak to Baltimore Downtown
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from Baltimore Downtown to New York
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY-West 30th St to Cambridge, MA
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
gobuses.com

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Northbrook to Harvard University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northbrook to Harvard University is 1018 miles. It takes approximately 16h 59m to drive from Northbrook to Harvard University.

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Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 391+ hotels available in Harvard University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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