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from Seattle, WA to Chicago

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Travel Information to Chicago from Seattle, WA

distanceDistance1729 miles (2788 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$168 - $422
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $168 (€140) • 45 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $422 (€352) • 4 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Travel 1729 miles (2788 km) by flight, bus or train to Chicago from Seattle, WA. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $168 (€140). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are American Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Seattle, WA to Chicago.

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FAQs

How do I reach Chicago from Seattle, WA?

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

What is the cheapest way from Seattle, WA to Chicago?

The cheapest way to travel to Chicago from Seattle, WA is by taking a train with an average price of $168 (€140).

This is compared to other travel options to Chicago:

Taking a train is about $254 (€212) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $422 (€352) for this route.

Taking a train is usually $222 (€185) less than taking a bus to Chicago, which costs on average $391 (€326) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Seattle, WA to Chicago?

The fastest way from Seattle, WA to Chicago is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 1 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 44 h 55 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 45 h 15 min   on average.

How many miles from Seattle, WA to Chicago would I travel?

The Seattle, WA to Chicago distance is around 1729 miles (2788 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Seattle, WA to Chicago?

The average frequency per day from Seattle, WA to Chicago is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

When traveling to Chicago from Seattle, WA, what are the departure and arrival points in Seattle, WA and Chicago?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Seattle, WA to Chicago:

    Which travel companies can get me from Seattle, WA to Chicago?

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

    • You can take a flight from Seattle, WA to Chicago with American Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $422 (€352) with American Airlines from Seattle, WA to Chicago.
    • You can travel by bus from Seattle, WA to Chicago with Greyhound, and you can find Greyhound Seattle, WA to Chicago tickets for $391 (€326) on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Seattle, WA to Chicago with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $168 (€140) with Amtrak from Seattle, WA to Chicago.

    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Seattle, WA to Chicago ends?

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

    How early should I purchase Seattle, WA to Chicago tickets online to score the best deals?

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

    • Plane tickets are costing on average $422 (€352) one way.
    • Bus tickets cost $391 (€326) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost on average $168 (€140) one way.

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