Travel from San-Diego to Chicago

Bus or fly from San Diego to Chicago?

Southwest Airlines flies from San Diego to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from San Diego to Chicago every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from San Diego to Chicago

From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago. 5 h 38 min $255. From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago. 6 h 3 min $186. From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to South Bend airport, then train to Chicago. 9 h 44 min $664. From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Milwaukee airport, bus to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak, then train to Chicago. 8 h 17 min $244. From San Diego, CA Amtrak Thruway to Fullerton Transportation Center then train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak. 45 h 40 min $586. From San Diego, CA bus to Los Angeles, CA, bus to Indianapolis, IN, then bus to Chicago, IL. 2 days 9 h $253. From San Diego drive to Chicago. 32 h 37 min $252.

Is there a direct bus between San Diego and Chicago?

No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Chicago. However, there are services departing from San Diego, CA and arriving at Chicago, IL via Los Angeles, CA and Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.