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Trip Chicago Philadelphia

Plan your trip by train, bus, plane from Chicago to Philadelphia

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5 suggested routes to go from Chicago to Philadelphia by flight, train, bus

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Harrisburg
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Detroit
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Washington D.C.
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Pittsburgh
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How to get from Chicago to Philadelphia?

We are suggesting 5 routes by train, bus, plane to plan your trip Chicago Philadelphia. 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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All modes of transport Chicago-Philadelphia

For your trip from Chicago (Illinois, United States) to Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, United States) with a distance of 664 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Chicago > Philadelphia 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 Midway International MDW airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Philadelphia (Philadelphia International airport, IATA code: PHL) operated by United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines or US Airways.
The train Chicago Philadelphia is a direct bound.
Trains Cardinal of Amtrak to Philadelphia leave from Chicago railway station in Chicago. Arrival in Philadelphia will take place at Philadelphia 30th Street station (1.1 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Chicago Philadelphia only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Chicago-Detroit.
You will board a coach of MegaBus - US in Chicago. The bus will drop you off at Rosa Parks Transit Center bus station (0.4 mi from Detroit, United States). Please make sure to show up on time at Union Station bus station (2 mi from Chicago) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Detroit.

Which carriers to travel between Chicago and Philadelphia?

Airlines
Southwest Airlines carries out a flight from Midway International MDW airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Philadelphia (arrival at Philadelphia International PHL airport)
Spirit Airlines flies on the route from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to Philadelphia (serving Philadelphia International PHL airport)
United Airlines schedules the flight from O'Hare International ORD airport situated 16.2 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Philadelphia (arrival at Philadelphia International PHL airport)
US Airways ensures the flight route from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to Philadelphia (serving Philadelphia International PHL airport)
American Airlines carries out a flight from O'Hare International ORD airport situated 16.2 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Philadelphia (arrival at Philadelphia International PHL airport)
Delta Air Lines flies on the routes from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to Detroit (serving Metropolitan Wayne County DTW airport) and from Metropolitan Wayne County DTW airport situated 18.6 mi away from the city centre of Detroit to Philadelphia (arrival at Philadelphia International PHL airport)
JetBlue Airways schedules the flight from O'Hare International ORD airport (located 16.2 mi from Chicago, United States) to New York (serving John F. Kennedy International JFK airport)
Frontier Airlines ensures the flight route from Midway International MDW airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Chicago to Harrisburg (arrival at Harrisburg International MDT airport)
Railway companies
Amtrak provides a rail connection Chicago-Philadelphia with the train Cardinal from Chicago railway station (2.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Philadelphia 30th Street at arrival (1.1 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus - US operates the intercity service from the bus station of Union Station in Chicago and to the one of Rosa Parks Transit Center (Michigan United States)

Stop cities from Chicago or cities to visit near Philadelphia

When travelling from Philadelphia to Chicago by plane, bus, train, you might have to change at Baltimore located at 90 mi from Philadelphia, Detroit, Washington D.C. 124 mi away from Philadelphia, New York situated at 81 mi from Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg at approximately 94 mi from Philadelphia (United States). If you have some time on your way to Philadelphia 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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