How to travel from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

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from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

You can get from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI on May 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

distanceDistance202 miles (326 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $173
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€45) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $173 (€156) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, skywest airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 202 miles (326 km) between Chicago and Ann Arbor, MI. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, skywest airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI.

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There are 3 ways to travel from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI is by taking a bus with an average price of $50 (€45).

This is compared to other travel options to Ann Arbor, MI:

A bus is generally $123 (€111) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $173 (€156) from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI.

Taking a bus is about $22 (€20) less than taking a train, which costs on average $72 (€65) for this trip.

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

There are alternative travel options to Ann Arbor, MI that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 14 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 202 miles (326 km) from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI.

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

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Greyhound can get you to Ann Arbor, MI by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Greyhound from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI for $50 (€45) on Omio.
    • Skywest airlines can take you to Ann Arbor, MI by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for skywest airlines from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI for $173 (€156).
    • Travel with Amtrak for trains to Ann Arbor, MI. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI tickets on Omio for $72 (€65).
    Omio customers who travel from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Detroit, MI or Toronto. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ann Arbor, MI and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

    • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $50 (€45) one way.
    • A plane ticket costs $173 (€156) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $72 (€65) one way for this trip.

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

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