There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Palos Heights by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly San Francisco to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Chicago Midway (MDW) SFO - MDW

$148 - $400

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Fly San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SFO - ORD

$82 - $329

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Fly Oakland to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Chicago Midway (MDW) OAK - MDW

$152 - $613

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Chicago Midway  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Chicago Midway (MDW) SJC - MDW

$183 - $435

Fly Oakland to Chicago O'Hare  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) OAK - ORD

$116 - $402

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SJC - ORD

$157 - $474

Train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr

$299 - $912

Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco to Reno
  2. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Champaign, IL
  4. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Chicago Midway Airport

$257 - $491

Drive  •  32 h 42 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Palos Heights 2145.1 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Palos Heights. However, there are services departing from San Francisco and arriving at Harlem/123rd via Reno, Nv, Denver, CO, Champaign - Illinois Terminal and Midway CTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between San Francisco and Palos Heights is 1858 miles. The road distance is 2145.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Palos Heights without a car is to train which takes 2 days 6 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from San Francisco to Palos Heights, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Palos Heights bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from San Francisco station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Palos Heights is to fly which takes 6 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 6 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 7 h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 5 min.

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San Francisco to Palos Heights bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, arrive at Chicago Midway Airport station.

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Palos Heights is 2 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 10:00 PM in San Francisco and 12:00 AM in Palos Heights.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Palos Heights is 2145 miles. It takes approximately 32 h 42 min to drive from San Francisco to Palos Heights.

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  • Distance: 1857.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Palos Heights, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from San Francisco to Palos Heights hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Francisco to Palos Heights once daily. Tickets cost $290 - $900 and the journey takes 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago Midway via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Chicago Midway via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Chicago O'Hare via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Chicago O'Hare via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.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 Reno, Nv to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $260
Burlington Trailways
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Chicago Midway Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Palos Heights. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs .

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