Travel from Montreal to Chicago

Train, bus or fly from Montreal to Chicago?

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.

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How to get from Montreal to Chicago

ModeDurationPrice
From Montreal, PQ bus to Montreal airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.5 h 31 min$189
From Montreal, PQ bus to Montreal airport, fly to Chicago Midway airport, then subway to Chicago.6 h 38 min$158
From Montréal, QC bus to Burlington airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.6 h 28 min$273
From Montreal, PQ bus to Montreal airport, fly to South Bend airport, then train to Chicago.8 h 54 min$627
From Montréal train to Via-Rail, line 61 bus to Hurdman C, line 97 bus to Ottawa airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare airport, then subway to Chicago.7 h 49 min$279
From Montréal train to Toronto, train to Windsor, drive to Detroit Amtrak, then train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak.15 h 33 min$272
From Montreal bus to Toronto, ON then bus to Chicago, IL.17 h 30 min$118
From Montreal Central Station train to Schenectady Amtrak then train to Chicago Union Station Amtrak.23 h 11 min$307
From Montreal, PQ bus to New York, NY then bus to Chicago, IL.27 h 25 min$137
From Montreal drive to Chicago.14 h 41 min$137

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

It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Montreal to Chicago, including transfers.

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 17 h 30 min.

Operators from Montreal to Chicago

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Greyhound Canada+1 1-800-661-8747Greyhound Canada
Air CanadaAir Canada
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
DeltaDelta
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
Porter AirlinesPorter Airlines
Royal JordanianRoyal Jordanian
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
WestJetWestJet
South Shore Line+1 219-926-5744South Shore Line
VIA Rail+1 1 888 842-7245VIA Rail
OC TranspoOC Transpo
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Megabus CA1-866-488-4452Megabus CA