Travel from Elgin to El Paso

Train
$241
1d 5h 9min
321 lb of CO2
Bus
$229
1d 9h 6min
183 lb of CO2
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Flight
$406
7h 55min
711 lb of CO2

Elgin to El Paso Flights

There are 1 airports — ORD — that make sense to fly out of from Elgin and 2 airports — ELP, CJS — to access El Paso. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ORD.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to El Paso from Elgin, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$166
20h 46min
235 lb of CO2

Drive from Elgin to El Paso

It's 1227 miles between Elgin to El Paso. On a typical day, it might take between 20h 46min and 21h 48min from Elgin to El Paso under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 22h 51min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to El Paso 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 $165.

What is the best way to travel from Elgin to El Paso?

Because El Paso is so far away from Elgin, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to El Paso 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 Elgin to El Paso?

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.

Elgin to El Paso TX - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Elgin to El Paso. 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 El Paso is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Elgin/El Paso buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Elgin 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 Elgin IL and El Paso 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 Elgin to El Paso? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of El Paso 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 El Paso 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 Elgin to El Paso?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Elgin to El Paso is by bus. The bus costs $226 roughly and will take 1 day 8 hours 37 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Elgin to El Paso?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Elgin area and El Paso, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 5 hours 25 minutes. We recommend catching the train at NPV Naperville Amtrak, which is about 20 miles from Elgin. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from Elgin to El Paso by car?

The total distance between Elgin and El Paso is 1227 miles and will take you about 20 hours 46 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $166.

Elgin to El Paso Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $226
Fastest Way Flight — 7h 55min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 181 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, bus, flight and by car
Distance 1,226 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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