How to travel from Pontiac to Chicago

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from Pontiac to Chicago

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

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To get from Pontiac to Chicago on Oct 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50AMPontiac Station6h12 02:02PMUnion Station
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08:50AMPontiac Station6h12 02:02PMUnion Station
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05:43AMPontiac Station5h49 10:32AMUnion Station
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Travel Information from Pontiac to Chicago

distanceDistance229 miles (369 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $211
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€22) • 15 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $211 (€199) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesenvoy air or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 229 miles (369 km) to Chicago from Pontiac. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are envoy air or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Pontiac to Chicago.

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There are 4 ways to get from Pontiac to Chicago: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Pontiac to Chicago is by taking a bus with an average price of $23 (€22).

This is compared to other travel options to Chicago:

Taking a bus is usually $188 (€177) less than taking a flight to Chicago, which costs on average $211 (€199) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $43 (€40) less than taking a train, which costs on average $66 (€62) for this route.

The quickest way to travel between Pontiac and Chicago is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Chicago by bus can take on average 15 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 6 min   of travel time.

The distance from Pontiac to Chicago is approximately 229 miles (369 km).

The average frequency per day from Pontiac to Chicago is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Pontiac 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 Pontiac to Chicago:

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

    • Travel with envoy air to go to Chicago by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find envoy air Pontiac to Chicago tickets on Omio for $211 (€199).
    • Amtrak can take you to Chicago by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Pontiac to Chicago for $66 (€62).

    Yes, there are direct routes from Pontiac to Chicago with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 2 direct trains a day to Chicago with Amtrak.

    Direct services to Chicago tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

    Looking to extend your trip from Pontiac to Chicago? Many Omio customers who go from Pontiac to Chicago usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you're looking to explore New York City, London or Paris from Chicago, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

    • Bus tickets cost $23 (€22) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost $211 (€199) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost on average $66 (€62) one way.

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

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