Travel from CHI to GJT

Train
$214
1d 1h 40min
280 lb of CO2
Bus
$128
1d 10h 59min
194 lb of CO2
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Flight
$386
7h 34min
680 lb of CO2

CHI to GJT Flights

There are 2 airports — MDW, ORD — that make sense to fly out of from CHI and 1 airports — GJT — to access GJT. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ORD.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to GJT from CHI, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$150
18h 53min
214 lb of CO2

Drive from CHI to GJT

It's 1114 miles between CHI to GJT. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 53min and 19h 50min from CHI to GJT under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 46min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to GJT by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $150.

What is the best way to travel from CHI to GJT?

Because GJT is so far away from CHI, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to GJT do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from CHI to GJT?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

CHI to GJT CO - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from CHI to GJT. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to GJT is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the CHI/GJT buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from CHI is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between CHI IL and GJT during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from CHI to GJT? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of GJT traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to GJT is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from CHI to GJT?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from CHI to GJT is by bus. The bus costs $128 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 59 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from CHI to GJT?

Amtrak costs about $214 between CHI and GJT. In total, the train will take roughly 1 day 1 hour 40 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at CHI Chicago Union Station, which is 0 miles from CHI. Further, once you arrive at GJT Grand Junction Amtrak or you will still have 0 miles to GJT.

How long does it take from CHI to GJT by car?

The total distance between CHI and GJT is 1114 miles and will take you about 18 hours 53 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

CHI to GJT Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $128
Fastest Way Flight — 7h 33min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 165 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, bus, flight and by car
Distance 1,114 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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Amtrak from CHI to GJT
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