How to travel from Dallas, TX to Chicago

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from Dallas, TX to Chicago

You can get from Dallas, TX to Chicago by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Dallas, TX to Chicago on Sep 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:25PMCentral Station27h00 08:25PMUnion Station
3 transfers
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05:25PMCentral Station27h00 08:25PMUnion Station
3 transfers
1931One-way

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Travel Information from Dallas, TX to Chicago

distanceDistance800 miles (1291 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$117 - $226
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $117 (€111) • 21 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $226 (€214) • 2 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSpirit Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 800 miles (1291 km) from Dallas, TX to Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $117 (€111). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Spirit Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dallas, TX to Chicago.

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You can travel from Dallas, TX to Chicago 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Chicago from Dallas, TX is by taking a train, which costs on average $117 (€111).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Chicago:

Taking a train is usually $109 (€104) less than taking a flight to Chicago, which costs on average $226 (€214) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Dallas, TX to Chicago is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 24 min.

There are alternative travel options to Chicago that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 21 h 25 min   of travel time.

The distance from Dallas, TX to Chicago is approximately 800 miles (1291 km).

The average frequency per day from Dallas, TX to Chicago is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Dallas, TX to Chicago as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Dallas, TX to Chicago:

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

    • You can travel by plane between Dallas, TX and Chicago with Spirit Airlines, and you can find Spirit Airlines Dallas, TX to Chicago tickets for $226 (€214) on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Dallas, TX to Chicago with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $117 (€111) with Amtrak from Dallas, TX to Chicago.
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Dallas, TX to Chicago often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dallas, TX and Chicago itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Chicago and any of these top destinations today!

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

    • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $226 (€214) one way.
    • A train ticket costs $117 (€111) one way on average for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Dallas, TX to Chicago 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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