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from Chicago to Miami

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Travel Information from Chicago to Miami

distanceDistance1186 miles (1913 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $187
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $40 (€34) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $40 (€34) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 1186 miles (1913 km) by bus, flight or train to Miami from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to Miami.

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FAQs

How do I get from Chicago to Miami?

There are 3 travel options from Chicago to Miami: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Chicago to Miami the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Miami from Chicago is by taking a flight with an average price of $40 (€34).

This is compared to other travel options to Miami:

Taking a flight is about $129 (€108) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $170 (€142) for this trip.

Taking a flight is usually $147 (€123) less than taking a train to Miami, which costs on average $187 (€156) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Chicago to Miami?

The fastest way to get to Miami from Chicago is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h.

Other travel options to Miami can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 32 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 46 h 18 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Chicago and Miami?

The Chicago to Miami distance is around 1186 miles (1913 km).

How many services a day are there from Chicago to Miami?

The average frequency per day from Chicago to Miami is:

  • 2 buses a day.

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

Where do I depart from Chicago? Where do I arrive in Miami?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Chicago to Miami:

    Which travel operators can get me to Miami from Chicago?

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

    • Travel with Greyhound for buses to Miami. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greyhound Chicago to Miami tickets on Omio for $170 (€142).
    • Travel with American Airlines for flights to Miami. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for American Airlines Chicago to Miami tickets on Omio for $40 (€34).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Miami by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Chicago to Miami tickets on Omio for $187 (€156).

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Chicago to Miami?

    Omio customers who travel from Chicago to Miami often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, New York City or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Miami and these popular destinations at a great price.

    When should I purchase a ticket from Chicago to Miami online to score the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets cost on average $170 (€142) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing $40 (€34) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $187 (€156) one way.

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

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