Melbourne to Chicago By Air freight, Container ship or Road

See the best way to ship your freight from Melbourne, Australia to Chicago, United States by Air, Sea and Road. Compare transit times, frequency, emissions, sailing schedules and much more.

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Melbourne to Chicago

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Air Freight

24h 32m, 2-4 times a day

666kg CO₂ (per 100kg)

Container Ship

31 days 1h, 2-4 times a week

1.36t CO₂ (per TEU)

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Melbourne to Chicago by Air freight

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Chicago by plane will take about 24h 32m and departs from Melbourne International Airport (MEL) and arrives into Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). There are flights departing 2-4 times a day on this route. United Airlines is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with flights departing every 1-2 days.

Quickest air route

Melbourne International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

24h 32m
2-4 times a day
15,635 km
9,715 mi.
1 transfer
No stops

Estimated emissions

666kg CO₂ (per 100kg)

Operating carriersDeparture frequencyAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: UAUnited Airlines
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 787-9+6 others
Carrier Identifier: MUChina Eastern AirlinesFreighter
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 787-9+2 others
Carrier Identifier: AIAir India
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 787-8+1 others
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Closest airports

Melbourne International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 7h
Every 4-6 weeks
15,603 km
9,695 mi.
2 transfers
No stops

Estimated emissions

694kg CO₂ (per 100kg)

Operating carriersDeparture frequencyAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: UAUnited Airlines
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 787-9+5 others
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Melbourne to Chicago by Container ship

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Chicago by ship will take about 31 days 1h and departs from Melbourne (AUMEL) and arrives into Philadelphia (USPHL). There are vessels departing 2-4 times a week on this route. CMA CGM is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with vessels departing every 1-2 weeks.

Quickest ocean route

Melbourne to Philadelphia

Port of loading

Port of loading

31 days 1h
2-4 times a week
16,582 km
10,303 mi.
Direct
3 stops

Estimated emissions

1.36t CO₂ (per TEU)

Service LinesService TypeDeparture frequencyServicing Carriers
Carrier Identifier: CMDURTWPAN / NASP
DirectEvery 1-2 weeksCMA CGM, Marfret
Carrier Identifier: MAEUANP / OC1 / OL2
DirectEvery 1-2 weeksMaersk, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC
Carrier Identifier: MAEUANP / OC1 / OL2
DirectEvery 1-2 weeksMaersk, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC
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Cargo flights

Melbourne to New York

Port of loading

Port of loading

45 days 22h
Daily
19,557 km
12,152 mi.
1 transfer
1 stop

Estimated emissions

1.38t CO₂ (per TEU)

Service LinesService TypeDeparture frequencyServicing Carriers
Carrier Identifier: EGLVNEAX → NUE2
TransshipmentEvery 1-2 weeksEvergreen
Carrier Identifier: CMDURTWPAN → TWS
TransshipmentEvery 1-2 weeksCMA CGM
Carrier Identifier: HLCUANP → EC1
TransshipmentEvery 1-2 weeksHapag-Lloyd
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Ocean routes from Melbourne to Chicago

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