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Trip Chicago Madrid

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Chicago to Madrid

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How to get from Chicago to Madrid?

We are suggesting 25 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Chicago Madrid. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Chicago Madrid by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Chicago and Madrid on a map as well as the route Chicago Madrid and the different connecting points (Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas Airport, Madrid Sur Coach Station, Madrid America Coach Station, O'Hare International Airport, Midway International Airport, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Chicago Madrid

For your trip from Chicago (Illinois, United States) to Madrid (Spain) with a distance of 4180 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Chicago > Madrid will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Chicago and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at O'Hare International ORD airport, 16.2 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Madrid (Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas airport, IATA code: MAD) operated by Iberia.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Chicago to Madrid without changing trains. You can take the train Chicago-Boston and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains Lake Shore Limited of Amtrak to Boston leave from Chicago railway station in Chicago. Arrival in Boston will take place at Boston Back Bay station (1.2 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Chicago Madrid only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Paris-Madrid.
You will board a coach of Eurolines, ALSA or FlixBus in Paris. The bus will drop you off at Madrid Sur bus station (1.9 mi from Madrid, Spain). Please make sure to show up on time at Paris Galliéni bus station (2.9 mi from Paris) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Madrid.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Paris-Madrid will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Chicago and Madrid?

Airlines
American Airlines carries out the flights from O'Hare International ORD airport situated 16.2 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to New York (arrival at John F. Kennedy International JFK airport) and from John F. Kennedy International JFK airport (located 13 mi from New York, United States) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Spirit Airlines flies on the route from O'Hare International ORD airport situated 16.2 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Boston (arrival at Logan International BOS airport)
Iberia schedules the flight from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Vueling Airlines ensures the flight route from Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of Paris to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
British Airways carries out the flights from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to London (serving Heathrow LHR airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Delta Air Lines flies on the route from John F. Kennedy International JFK airport (located 13 mi from New York, United States) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Air France schedules the flight from Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of Paris to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
JetBlue Airways ensures the flight route from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to Boston (serving Logan International BOS airport)
Air Europa carries out a flight from John F. Kennedy International JFK airport situated 13 mi away from the city centre of New York to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Southwest Airlines flies on the route from Midway International MDW airport (located 6.8 mi from Chicago, United States) to Boston (serving Logan International BOS airport)
Aer Lingus schedules the following flights: from O'Hare International ORD airport situated 16.2 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Dublin (arrival at Dublin DUB airport) and from Dublin DUB airport (located 5.8 mi from Dublin, Ireland) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Ryanair ensures the flight route from Dublin DUB airport situated 5.8 mi away from the city centre of Dublin to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
United Airlines carries out a flight from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to London (serving Heathrow LHR airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle flies on the route from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Madrid (arrival at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Easyjet schedules the flight from Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport (located 14.3 mi from Paris, France) to Madrid (serving Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport)
Bus companies
The bus company Eurolines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Paris Galliéni in Paris and to the one of Madrid Sur ( Spain)
ALSA is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Paris (serving Paris Galliéni bus station at 2.9 mi from centre) and the city of Madrid where the coach will drop you off at Madrid Sur station situated at about 1.9 mi from Madrid city centre.
The coach company FlixBus carries out the route from the bus station of Paris Quai de Bercy in Paris and to the one of Madrid Sur ( Spain)
Railway companies
Amtrak provides a rail connection Chicago-Boston with the train Lake Shore Limited from Chicago railway station (2.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Boston Back Bay at arrival (1.2 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Paris-Madrid (654.9 mi)

Stop cities from Chicago or cities to visit near Madrid

When travelling from Madrid to Chicago by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Paris (France) Boston, New York (United States) London (United Kingdom) Dublin (Ireland). If you have some time on your way to Madrid or back to Chicago, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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