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There are 9 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DCA - MDW

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BWI - ORD

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Fly Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DCA - ORD

Train to Baltimore, fly to Chicago Midway  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BWI - MDW

Fly Washington Dulles to Chicago Midway  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Chicago Midway (MDW) IAD - MDW

Fly Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) IAD - ORD

Train  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...

Bus  •  20h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Chicago "Greyhound"

Drive  •  11h 37m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago 700.4 miles

UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago by walk, train and bus

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Columbia College Chicago is around 19h 32m and covers a distance of around 774 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest journey normally takes 17h 55m. Services are operated by Amtrak and Chicago Transit (CTA). Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
19h 25m
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
19h 32m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
17h 55m
Journey distance:
774 miles
Services per week:
8
Cheapest price:
$84
Carbon emissions:
65 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:59
Last service departs at:
16:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago walk, train and bus schedules

UNION STATION station → Columbia College Chicago
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago is to fly which takes 4h 13m and costs $100 - $1,100.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington and arriving at Chicago. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20h 20m.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Columbia College Chicago is 598 miles. The road distance is 700.4 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago without a car is to train which takes 18h 3m and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago is to fly which takes 4h 13m and costs $100 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 18h 3m, you could also bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 20h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Chicago station.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago.
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  • Distance: 598.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Columbia College Chicago, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 17h 40m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Clarksburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Staunton
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Johnstown
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $430
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
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Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
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 Washington to Chicago
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago is 700 miles. It takes approximately 11h 37m to drive from UNION STATION station to Columbia College Chicago.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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