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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station when they travel from Chicago to Nashville. Book your trip to arrive at Nashville International, or Nashville Greyhound Bus Station. The distance between Chicago and Nashville is 660 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Chicago and Nashville have 255 direct flights per week.

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Nashville travel tips

1) Use the free Music City Circuit buses to get around the main attractions in Nashville

As a tourist, you will need the Music City Circuit buses in Nashville, which are free to ride; they offer two routes throughout the downtown and neighbouring areas. You can reach downtown Nashville, The District and The Gulch, including Broadway and Demonbreun Street.

2) Make sure to see the Sri Ganesha Temple inside in Nashville

Visit the Sri Ganesha Temple at 527 Old Hickory Boulevard in Nashville. It is amazing outside: the botanical gardens and elephant statues. Make sure to go inside as well — drums pound, disciples pray, and homemade charms wave in the wind. If you visit it at the weekend, you can have dinner or classes with monks.

3) Dining at the rooftop in Nashville is not a problem even in winter

If you visit Nashville in winter, head to the Arts District to sit in one of the igloos or chic cedar cabins in the Bobby Hotel. Thus, you are protected from the cold. Enjoy your meal and admire Nashville in comfort.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Nashville?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Nashville takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chicago and Nashville?
The flight distance between Chicago and Nashville is 660 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Nashville?
Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Nashville. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and London, Manchester, Athens, Dublin, New York, Las Vegas, Vilnius, Los Angeles, Denver, Orlando, Minneapolis, Barcelona, Austin, Edinburgh, San Francisco, Paris, Atlanta, Glasgow, Riga, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Nashville?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nashville and London, Tallinn, Reykjavik, Manchester, San Juan, New Orleans, Orlando, New York, Edinburgh, San Francisco, Boston, Dublin, Calgary, Las Vegas, Chiang Mai, Glasgow, Riga, Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, Los Angeles.
Which airports are there in Chicago?
Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Dane County Regional, Fort Wayne International, Central Illinois Regional, South Bend International, Quad City International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Decatur.
What airports are near Nashville?
The main airport in Nashville is Nashville International. It is also served by Nashville International, Louisville International, Huntsville International, Evansville Regional, Chattanooga Metropolitan, Owensboro–Daviess County Regional, McKellar–Sipes Regional, Northwest Alabama Regional, Barkley Regional.
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