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from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago

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Travel Information between Ann Arbor, MI and Chicago

distanceDistance202 miles (326 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€31) • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $157 (€130) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesskywest airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 202 miles (326 km) to Chicago from Ann Arbor, MI. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€31). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are skywest airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago.

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How do I travel from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago?

You can travel to Chicago from Ann Arbor, MI 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago?

The cheapest way to get from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€31) compared to other travel options to Chicago:

A bus is generally $119 (€99) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $157 (€130) from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago.

A bus is $5 (€4) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago costing on average $43 (€36).

What is the quickest way to get from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago?

The fastest way to get to Chicago from Ann Arbor, MI is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Chicago can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 18 min   on average.

How far is Chicago from Ann Arbor, MI?

Chicago is approximately 202 miles (326 km) away from Ann Arbor, MI.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago?

The average frequency per day from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Ann Arbor, MI and Chicago as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Ann Arbor, MI? Where do I arrive in Chicago?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago:

    • You can travel from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago by flight with skywest airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $157 (€130) with skywest airlines from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago.
    • You can take a bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $38 (€31) with Greyhound from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago.
    • You can go to Chicago from Ann Arbor, MI by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $43 (€36) with Amtrak from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago on Omio.
    Is there a direct service from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago?

    Yes, there are direct services available from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago with the following travel companies:

    • You can take a direct train with Amtrak with 3 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Chicago as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago.

    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago?
    Omio customers who travel from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, London or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Chicago and these popular destinations at a great price.
    How early should I buy Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago tickets online to score the best deals?

    Before traveling from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket costs $157 (€130) one way on average for this journey.
    • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $38 (€31) one way on average.
    • A train ticket for this trip is costing $43 (€36) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.