How to get from East Lansing, MI to Chicago

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from East Lansing, MI to Chicago

You can get from East Lansing, MI to Chicago by train, bus or flight.

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To get from East Lansing, MI to Chicago on 26 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:54East Lansing Station4h06 12:00Union Station
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£381One-way
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08:54East Lansing Station4h06 12:00Union Station
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18:55Detroit Wayne County Airport1h32 19:27O'Hare International Airport, IL
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£1821One-way
07:38Detroit Wayne County Airport1h27 08:05O'Hare International Airport, IL
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£1821One-way
11:35Detroit Wayne County Airport1h26 12:01O'Hare International Airport, IL
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£1821One-way

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Travel Information between East Lansing, MI and Chicago

distanceDistance172 miles (278 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £120
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £27 • 3 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £120 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesskywest airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Travel 172 miles (278 km) by flight, coach or train between East Lansing, MI and Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are skywest airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from East Lansing, MI to Chicago.

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You can travel from East Lansing, MI to Chicago 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, which costs on average £27.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Chicago:

A train is generally £94 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £120 from East Lansing, MI to Chicago.

A train journey is usually £9 less than a journey to Chicago by coach, which costs on average £36 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Chicago from East Lansing, MI is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Chicago that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average NaN h NaN min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 51 min   on average.

The distance from East Lansing, MI to Chicago is approximately 172 miles (278 km).

The average frequency per day from East Lansing, MI to Chicago is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Chicago from East Lansing, MI as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from East Lansing, MI to Chicago:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from East Lansing, MI to Chicago:

    • You can take a flight from East Lansing, MI to Chicago with skywest airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for £120 with skywest airlines from East Lansing, MI to Chicago.
    • You can take a coach from East Lansing, MI to Chicago with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for £36 with Greyhound from East Lansing, MI to Chicago.
    • You can go to Chicago from East Lansing, MI by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for £27 with Amtrak from East Lansing, MI to Chicago on Omio.
    Looking to extend your trip from East Lansing, MI to Chicago? Many Omio customers who go from East Lansing, MI to Chicago usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you're looking to explore New York City, London or Paris from Chicago, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    When planning your trip between East Lansing, MI and Chicago, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets are costing £120 one way on average.
    • Coach tickets are costing £36 one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing £27 one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets between East Lansing, MI and Chicago online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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