There are 8 ways to get from St. Catharines to Chicago by bus, plane, 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

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from St Catharines, On to Buffalo, Ny
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BUF - ORD

$136 - $415

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal to Toronto, ON 4 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak 5531

$57 - $140

6 alternative options

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from St Catharines, On to Buffalo, Ny
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BUF - MDW

$146 - $444

Bus to Toronto Island, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal to Toronto, ON
  2. Fly from Toronto Island (YTZ) to Chicago Midway (MDW) YTZ - MDW

$120 - $400

Bus to Toronto, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal to Toronto, ON
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YYZ - ORD

$121 - $398

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal to Toronto, ON 4 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il 5515

$62 - $170

Train  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$122 - $347

Drive  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Drive from St. Catharines to Chicago 516.3 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Catharines to Chicago is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Catharines to Chicago is to bus and fly which costs $190 - $600 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between St. Catharines and Chicago is 702 km. The road distance is 826.2 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from St. Catharines to Chicago, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Catharines to Chicago. However, there are services departing from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal and arriving at Chicago - Amtrak via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between St. Catharines, ON, Canada and Chicago, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from St. Catharines to Chicago via Toronto, ON in around 13 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from St. Catharines to Chicago via Niagara Falls, On, Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls Station, Buffalo, and Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak in around 14 h 51 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$24 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $90
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Catharines, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $140
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from St Catharines, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$9 - $14
Online Fare
$10 - $23
Standard Fare
$17 - $25
Refundable
$20 - $30
Bus from St Catharines, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $17
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$85 - $120
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from St Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Bus from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com

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