There are 8 ways to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Chicago by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Sault Ste Marie to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Sault Ste Marie (CIU) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CIU - MDW

$84 - $417

Cheapest option

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Escanaba, MI
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Escanaba, MI to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il

$71 - $136

6 alternative options

Fly Sault Ste Marie to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Sault Ste Marie (YAM) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YAM - ORD

$141 - $701

Fly Sault Ste Marie to Chicago Midway #2  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Sault Ste Marie (YAM) to Chicago Midway (MDW) YAM - MDW

$136 - $390

Bus, train  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
  2. Take the bus from St. Ignace, MI to Clare
  3. Take the bus from Clare to East Lansing, MI
  4. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$90 - $185

Bus  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
  2. Take the bus from St. Ignace to Grand Rapids
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago Union Station

$75 - $114

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, train  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from St. Ignace, MI to Grand Rapids
  3. Take the train from Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

Drive  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Chicago 473.6 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Chicago is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Chicago is to fly which costs $110 - $550 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Sault Ste. Marie and Chicago is 579 km. The road distance is 757.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Chicago, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada and Chicago, IL, USA?

Delta flies from Sault Ste. Marie to Chicago 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sault Ste. Marie to Chicago via Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Escanaba, MI, Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak, and Milwaukee, Wi in around 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $900
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Chicago Midway via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Chicago Midway via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from East Lansing Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Escanaba, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Escanaba to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from St. Ignace, MI to Clare
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Clare to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from St. Ignace to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Escanaba, MI to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from St. Ignace, MI to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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