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from Chicago to East Lansing, MI

You can get from Chicago to East Lansing, MI by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information from Chicago to East Lansing, MI

distanceDistance172 miles (278 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $81
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $33 (€27) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $81 (€66) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesgojet airlines or Amtrak

Take a flight or train to travel 172 miles (278 km) to East Lansing, MI from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are gojet airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to East Lansing, MI.

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What are the ways to get from Chicago to East Lansing, MI?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to East Lansing, MI from Chicago. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Chicago to East Lansing, MI?

The cheapest way to travel from Chicago to East Lansing, MI is by taking a train with an average price of $33 (€27).

This is compared to other travel options to East Lansing, MI:

Taking a train is usually $48 (€39) less than taking a flight to East Lansing, MI, which costs on average $81 (€66) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago to East Lansing, MI?

The fastest way to get to East Lansing, MI from Chicago is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to East Lansing, MI can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 55 min   on average.

How many miles from Chicago to East Lansing, MI would I travel?

The Chicago to East Lansing, MI distance is around 172 miles (278 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Chicago to East Lansing, MI?

The average frequency per day from Chicago to East Lansing, MI is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Chicago to East Lansing, MI?

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

    Who can get me from Chicago to East Lansing, MI?

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

    • You can travel from Chicago to East Lansing, MI by flight with gojet airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $81 (€66) with gojet airlines from Chicago to East Lansing, MI.
    • You can travel from Chicago to East Lansing, MI by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $33 (€27) with Amtrak from Chicago to East Lansing, MI.
    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Chicago to East Lansing, MI?
    Many of our customers traveling from Chicago to East Lansing, MI don't make East Lansing, MI their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after East Lansing, MI are Bologna, Saint Joseph, MI or Detroit, MI, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from East Lansing, MI to any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I book my Chicago to East Lansing, MI one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Chicago to East Lansing, MI, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets cost on average $81 (€66) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing $33 (€27) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Chicago to East Lansing, MI online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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