There are 9 ways to get from Sandusky to Chicago by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$50 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandusky, Oh to Chicago, Il 4447

$47 - $100

7 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Sandusky to Chicago 290.6 miles

$28 - $45

Train to Cleveland, fly to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CLE - MDW

$140 - $527

Train to Toledo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Fly from Toledo (TOL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TOL - ORD

$141 - $390

Train to Cleveland, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CLE - ORD

$140 - $538

Train, bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DTW - MDW

$162 - $340

Train, bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DTW - ORD

$152 - $391

Train, bus to Akron, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Akron Canton Airport
  3. Fly from Akron (CAK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CAK - ORD

$182 - $510

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sandusky to Chicago is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sandusky to Chicago is to train and fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $140 - $390.

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The distance between Sandusky and Chicago is 411 km. The road distance is 465 km.

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The train from Sandusky Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak takes 5 h 43 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sandusky Amtrak and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Sandusky, OH, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Sandusky to Chicago 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 43 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Sandusky to Chicago every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toledo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sandusky Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Sandusky Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Sandusky Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sandusky, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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