There are 10 ways to get from Montreal to Chicago by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Montreal to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YUL - ORD

$140 - $466

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  21 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak

$88 - $281

8 alternative options

Bus to Burlington, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlington Arpt, Vt
  2. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BTV - ORD

$188 - $531

Fly Montreal to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) YUL - MDW

$110 - $395

Train to Ottawa, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YOW - ORD

$208 - $648

Fly Montreal to South Bend, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to South Bend (SBN) YUL - SBN
  2. Take the bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il

$203 - $1,356

Train via Toronto  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  3. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$143 - $430

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Toronto, ON 3 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il 5515

$88 - $194

Train  •  23 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$154 - $427

Drive  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Chicago 850.9 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Chicago, IL, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Montreal to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montreal to Chicago via Toronto, Windsor, and Detroit Amtrak in around 15 h 33 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Burlington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Chicago O'Hare via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Burlington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Burlington to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Burlington to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to South Bend via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Burlington to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Burlington to Chicago O'Hare via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Burlington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Burlington to Chicago O'Hare via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to South Bend via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Chicago Midway via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlington Arpt, Vt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from South Bend, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $140
Megabus CA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$29 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Montreal to Chicago?

The distance between Montreal and Chicago is 1197 km. The road distance is 1361 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Chicago is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 14 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Montreal to Chicago?

The quickest way to get from Montreal to Chicago is to fly which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $170 - $600.

Is there a direct train between Montreal and Chicago?

No, there is no direct train from Montreal to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Montreal Central Station and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak via Schenectady Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 11 min.

Is there a direct bus between Montreal and Chicago?

No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Chicago, Il via Toronto, On. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Montreal to Chicago?

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Montreal to Chicago, including transfers.