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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Cedar Falls by plane, bus or car

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Cedar Falls.
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  • Distance: 252.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Cedar Falls, IA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Chicago to Cedar Falls twice daily. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago to Cedar Falls once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 6 hours 15 minutes.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Waterloo
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids to Waterloo, IA
Avg. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago to Waterloo, IA
Avg. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

How far is it from Chicago to Cedar Falls?

The distance between Chicago and Cedar Falls is 403 km. The road distance is 497 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Cedar Falls?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Cedar Falls is to drive which costs $35 and takes 5 hours 10 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago to Cedar Falls?

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Cedar Falls is to fly which takes 2 hours 52 minutes and costs $410.

How long does it take to get from Chicago to Cedar Falls?

It takes approximately 2 hours 52 minutes to get from Chicago to Cedar Falls, including transfers.