Directions from Scranton to Chicago

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Recommended option

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 12 min

  1. AVP - ORD

$246 - $467

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Rochester Amtrak  •  17 h 31 min

  1. 300
  2. Lake Shore Limited

$110 - $298

5 alternative options

Fly to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 24 min

  1. AVP - MDW

$186 - $806

Bus, train  •  17 h 26 min

  1. 206 / ...

$127 - $362

Bus D&J Bus  •  18 h 5 min

  1. 110 / ...
  2. Djb149 / ...

$131 - $156

Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h 36 min

  1. 110 / ...
  2. 4425

$113 - $256

Drive  •  11 h 29 min

  1. 705.9 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Scranton, PA, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Scranton to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Scranton to Chicago via New York, NY - P.A.B.T, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, W 4 St, East Broadway, New York, Chicago, IL, and Cermak-Chinatown in around 18 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago Midway via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago Midway via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Chicago Midway via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to New York, NY - P.A.B.T
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Scranton and Chicago is 995 km. The road distance is 1129 km.

The cheapest way to get from Scranton to Chicago is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Scranton to Chicago is to fly which takes 3 h 12 min and costs $240 - $470.

No, there is no direct bus from Scranton to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Scranton and arriving at Chicago, Il via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Scranton to Chicago, including transfers.