There are 5 ways to get from University of Kansas to Chicago by plane, train, bus 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

Fly to Chicago Midway  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MCI - MDW

$167 - $345

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Lawrence to Kansas City, Mo
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il

$70 - $173

3 alternative options

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MCI - ORD

$167 - $326

Train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Lawrence Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$85 - $218

Drive  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Drive from University of Kansas to Chicago 570.1 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from University of Kansas to Chicago is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from University of Kansas to Chicago is to fly which costs $160 - $350 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between University of Kansas and Chicago is 451 miles. The road distance is 570.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from University of Kansas to Chicago, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Kansas to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Lawrence and arriving at Chicago, Il via Kansas City, Mo and St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between University of Kansas, KS, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from University of Kansas to Chicago every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from University of Kansas to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 9 h 18 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lawrence Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
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 Lawrence to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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