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There are 8 ways to get from Toronto to Skokie by plane, subway, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Toronto to Chicago O'Hare  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YYZ - ORD

$169 - $768

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13h 51m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Chicago "Greyhound"

$106 - $203

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Chicago Midway, subway  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Chicago Midway (MDW) YTZ - MDW
  2. Take the subway from Roosevelt to Howard

$134 - $191

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7h 13m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BUF - ORD

$209 - $408

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Chicago Midway  •  7h 52m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BUF - MDW

$228 - $590

Train via Detroit  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station Wolverine

$111 - $210

Train  •  18h 7m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited

$111 - $179

Drive  •  9h 3m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Skokie 536.8 miles

$70 - $110

Toronto to Skokie by train, car and walk

The journey time between Toronto and Skokie is around 17h 29m and covers a distance of around 525 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 15h 40m. Operated by VIA Rail, Amtrak and Metra, the Toronto to Skokie service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Main St.. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
17h 29m
Fastest journey time:
15h 40m
Journey distance:
525 miles
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
$110
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:40
Last service departs at:
17:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Skokie train, car and walk schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Skokie is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Skokie is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Skokie is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Skokie is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 9h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Toronto to Skokie is to fly. Taking this option will cost $210 - $1,000 and takes 5h 2m.

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The distance between Toronto and Skokie is 440 miles. The road distance is 536.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Skokie without a car is to train which takes 18h 7m and costs $130 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Toronto to Skokie, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Skokie is to fly which takes 5h 2m and costs $210 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train via Detroit, which costs $140 - $270 and takes 10h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 49m.

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Skokie is 1h behind Toronto. It is currently 8:36 PM in Toronto and 7:36 PM in Skokie.

Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Skokie is 537 miles. It takes approximately 9h 3m to drive from Toronto to Skokie.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Toronto Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Skokie.
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  • Distance: 439.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Skokie, IL, USA?

United Airlines, Air Canada and two other airlines fly from Toronto to Skokie hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Skokie via Windsor, Detroit, Chicago Union Station, and Chicago OTC in around 10h 58m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $230
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 to Chicago
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90

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