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Trip Seattle Chicago

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

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How to get from Seattle to Chicago?

We are suggesting 9 routes by train, bus, plane to plan your trip Seattle Chicago. 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 Seattle Chicago

For your trip from Seattle (Washington, United States) to Chicago (Illinois, United States) with a distance of 1733 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 Seattle > Chicago will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Seattle and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Seattle-Tacoma International SEA airport, 11.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Chicago (Midway International airport, IATA code: MDW) operated by Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines or Southwest Airlines.
The train Seattle Chicago is a direct bound.
Trains Empire Builder of Amtrak to Chicago leave from Seattle railway station in Seattle. Arrival in Chicago will take place at Chicago station (2.2 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Seattle Chicago only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Milwaukee-Chicago.
You will board a coach of MegaBus - US in Milwaukee. The bus will drop you off at Union Station bus station (2 mi from Chicago, United States). Please make sure to show up on time at Milwaukee Intermodal Station bus station (0.6 mi from Milwaukee) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Chicago.

Which carriers to travel between Seattle and Chicago?

Airlines
Alaska Airlines carries out a flight from Seattle-Tacoma International SEA airport situated 11.8 mi away from the city centre of Seattle to Chicago (arrival at O'Hare International ORD airport)
AirTran Airways flies on the route from Seattle-Tacoma International SEA airport (located 11.8 mi from Seattle, United States) to Milwaukee (serving General Mitchell MKE airport)
American Airlines schedules the flight from Seattle-Tacoma International SEA airport situated 11.8 mi away from the city centre of Seattle to Chicago (arrival at O'Hare International ORD airport)
Frontier Airlines ensures the flight route from Seattle-Tacoma International SEA airport (located 11.8 mi from Seattle, United States) to Chicago (serving O'Hare International ORD airport)
United Airlines carries out a flight from Seattle-Tacoma International SEA airport situated 11.8 mi away from the city centre of Seattle to Chicago (arrival at O'Hare International ORD airport)
Southwest Airlines flies on the route from Seattle-Tacoma International SEA airport (located 11.8 mi from Seattle, United States) to Chicago (serving Midway International MDW airport)
Delta Air Lines schedules the flight from Seattle-Tacoma International SEA airport situated 11.8 mi away from the city centre of Seattle to Milwaukee (arrival at General Mitchell MKE airport)
Railway companies
Amtrak provides a rail connection Seattle-Chicago with the train Empire Builder from Seattle railway station (0.8 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Chicago at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus - US operates the intercity service from the bus station of Milwaukee Intermodal Station in Milwaukee and to the one of Union Station (Illinois United States)

Stop cities from Seattle or cities to visit near Chicago

When travelling from Chicago to Seattle by plane, bus, train, you might have to change at Glenview located at 17 mi from Chicago, Spokane, Milwaukee 84 mi away from Chicago (United States). If you have some time on your way to Chicago or back to Seattle, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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