There are 8 ways to get from Sterling Heights to Chicago by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Royal Oak Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Wolverine

$75 - $170

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Detroit, MI - Cass/Woodward to Chicago

$29 - $42

6 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il 5515 / ...

$34 - $84

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Sterling Heights to Chicago 295 miles

$28 - $45

Line 510 bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd to Michigan @ Washington B
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DTW - MDW

$126 - $268

Line 510 bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd to Michigan @ Washington B
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DTW - ORD

$116 - $319

Line 510 bus, bus to Toledo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd to Griswold & Larned
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  3. Fly from Toledo (TOL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TOL - ORD

$131 - $370

Line 510 bus to Detroit, fly to South Bend, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 510 bus from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd to Michigan @ Washington B
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to South Bend (SBN) DTW - SBN
  3. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il

$219 - $1,239

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sterling Heights to Chicago is to Megabus which costs $29 - $45 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sterling Heights to Chicago is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Sterling Heights and Chicago is 242 miles. The road distance is 295 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Sterling Heights to Chicago, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sterling Heights to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd and arriving at Chicago via Detroit, MI - Cass/Woodward. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

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What companies run services between Sterling Heights, MI, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Sterling Heights to Chicago 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 22 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Sterling Heights to Chicago twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Toledo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Royal Oak Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Megabus
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 Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd to Michigan @ Washington B
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd to Griswold & Larned
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org

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