Travel from Raleigh to Chicago

Train, bus or fly from Raleigh to Chicago?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Raleigh to Chicago every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Raleigh to Chicago via Washington Union Station Amtrak in around 24 h 44 min.

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How to get from Raleigh to Chicago

ModeDurationPrice
From W Edenton St at S Harrington St line 100 bus to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago.3 h 54 min$237
From W Edenton St at S Harrington St line 100 bus to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.4 h 34 min$218
From W Edenton St at S Harrington St line 100 bus to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to South Bend airport, then train to Chicago.7 h 45 min$566
From Raleigh bus to Winston Salem, NC, bus to Columbus, OH, bus to Gary Metro Center, then train to Van Buren St..24 h 30 min$161
From Raleigh Amtrak train to Washington Union Station Amtrak then train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak.24 h 44 min$319
From GoRaleigh Station bus to Durham, Megabus to Washington D.C., then bus to Chicago, IL.27 h 19 min$183
From Raleigh Amtrak train to Alexandria Amtrak then train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak.30 h 18 min$346
From Raleigh drive to Chicago.13 h 58 min$96

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

It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Raleigh to Chicago, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Raleigh and Chicago?

No, there is no direct train from Raleigh to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Amtrak and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak via Washington Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 44 min.

Is there a direct bus between Raleigh and Chicago?

No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh to Chicago. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Chicago, IL via Durham and Washington D.C.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 19 min.

Operators from Raleigh to Chicago

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Go TriangleGo Triangle
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
DeltaDelta
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Air CanadaAir Canada
South Shore Line+1 219-926-5744South Shore Line
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Barons BusBarons Bus
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus