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There are 5 ways to get from Saginaw to Chicago by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Saginaw  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Saginaw (MBS) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MBS - ORD

$135 - $352

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Bus  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Saginaw, MI to Chicago, IL 1482-27

$50 - $65

3 alternative options

Bus to Flint, fly  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Saginaw, MI to Flint Airport
  2. Fly from Flint (FNT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FNT - ORD

$87 - $408

Bus, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Saginaw, MI to Flint 1482-27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Flint Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Blue Water

$54 - $131

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Saginaw to Chicago 305.4 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Saginaw to Chicago is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saginaw to Chicago is to fly which costs $130 - $360 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saginaw, MI and arriving at Chicago, IL. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 24 min.

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The distance between Saginaw and Chicago is 216 miles. The road distance is 305.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Saginaw to Chicago without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 57 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Saginaw to Chicago, including transfers.

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Saginaw to Chicago bus services, operated by Indian Trails, depart from Saginaw, MI station.

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The best way to get from Saginaw to Chicago is to fly which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $130 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $65 and takes 9 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Saginaw Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 16 min.

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Saginaw to Chicago bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Chicago, IL station.

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Map of how to get from Saginaw to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 216.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Saginaw, MI, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

United Airlines and Delta fly from Saginaw to Chicago 4 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Trails operates a bus from Saginaw to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 24 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Saginaw to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Saginaw to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Train operators
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 Flint Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Saginaw, MI to Flint Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Saginaw, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Saginaw, MI to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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 Saginaw to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Chicago is 1 h behind Saginaw. It is currently 3:13 PM in Saginaw and 2:13 PM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Saginaw to Chicago is 305 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to drive from Saginaw to Chicago.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Saginaw Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 607+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Saginaw to Saginaw Airport is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs $22 - $27.

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