How to travel from Galesburg, IL to Chicago

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from Galesburg, IL to Chicago

You can get from Galesburg, IL to Chicago by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Galesburg, IL to Chicago on Jun 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:55PMGalesburg Station2h56 09:51PMUnion Station
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06:55PMGalesburg Station2h56 09:51PMUnion Station
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11:48AMGalesburg Station3h02 02:50PMUnion Station
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07:37AMGalesburg Station2h56 10:33AMUnion Station
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Travel Information from Galesburg, IL to Chicago

distanceDistance154 miles (248 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $287
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€19) • 2 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $287 (€256) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, envoy air or Amtrak

Travel 154 miles (248 km) by bus, flight or train from Galesburg, IL to Chicago. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, envoy air or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Galesburg, IL to Chicago.

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There are 3 ways to get from Galesburg, IL to Chicago: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Galesburg, IL to Chicago is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $21 (€19) compared to other travel options to Chicago:

Taking a train is usually $37 (€33) less than taking a bus to Chicago, which costs on average $59 (€52) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $266 (€237) less than taking a flight to Chicago, which costs on average $287 (€256) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Chicago from Galesburg, IL is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Chicago can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Chicago by train can take on average 2 h 56 min.

The Galesburg, IL to Chicago distance is around 154 miles (248 km).

The average frequency per day from Galesburg, IL to Chicago is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Galesburg, IL and Chicago 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 from Galesburg, IL to Chicago:

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

    • You can travel between Galesburg, IL and Chicago by bus with Greyhound. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $59 (€52) with Greyhound from Galesburg, IL to Chicago.
    • You can go to Chicago from Galesburg, IL by plane with envoy air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $287 (€256) with envoy air from Galesburg, IL to Chicago on Omio.
    • You can travel by train from Galesburg, IL to Chicago with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Galesburg, IL to Chicago tickets for $21 (€19) on Omio.
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Galesburg, IL 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 Galesburg, IL and Chicago itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Chicago and any of these top destinations today!

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

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $59 (€52) one way.
    • Plane tickets cost on average $287 (€256) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $21 (€19) one way.

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

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