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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$142 - $191
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $142 (€113) • 3 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $142 (€113) • 3 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, envoy air or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 1186 miles (1913 km) to Miami from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $142 (€113). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, envoy air or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to Miami.

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Travel from Chicago to Miami
Travel to Miami easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Miami.
What are the ways to get from Chicago to Miami?

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

How far is it from Chicago to Miami?

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

When traveling between Chicago and Miami, what are the departure and arrival points in Chicago and Miami?

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

    Which travel companies can get me from Chicago to Miami?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chicago to Miami:

    • You can take a bus from Chicago to Miami with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $164 (€130) with Greyhound from Chicago to Miami.
    • You can travel to Miami from Chicago by flight with envoy air. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $142 (€113) with envoy air from Chicago to Miami.
    • You can go to Miami from Chicago by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $191 (€151) with Amtrak from Chicago to Miami on Omio.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Chicago to Miami?
    Many of our customers traveling from Chicago to Miami don't make Miami their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Miami are Madrid, New York City or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Miami to any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I purchase my Chicago to Miami one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $164 (€130) one way for this journey.
    • A plane ticket costs $142 (€113) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket for this trip is costing $191 (€151) one way on average.

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

    What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Miami?

    The cheapest way to go to Miami from Chicago is by taking a flight, which costs on average $142 (€113).

    This is compared to other ways of getting to Miami:

    A flight is $22 (€18) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Chicago to Miami costing on average $164 (€130).

    A flight is generally $49 (€39) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $191 (€151) from Chicago to Miami.

    What is the quickest way to get from Chicago to Miami?

    The fastest way to get to Miami from Chicago is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 11 min.

    Other travel options to Miami can usually take longer:

    In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 31 h 20 min   of travel time.

    In comparison, going by train can take 46 h 18 min   on average.

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