There are 7 ways to get from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, bus or car

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What companies run services between Iowa City, IA, USA and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) every 3 hours. Alternatively, Suburban Express operates a bus from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 3 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Waterloo to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Moline to Chicago O'Hare
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Moline Airport
Avg. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Bus from Iowa City - Coralville to Chicago, IL
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA
Avg. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA to Chicago, IL
Avg. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)?

The distance between Iowa City and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 302 km. The road distance is 353 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)?

The cheapest way to get from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $26 and takes 3 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)?

The quickest way to get from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 2 h 48 min and costs $320.

Is there a direct bus between Iowa City and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)?

No, there is no direct bus from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, there are services departing from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa and arriving at Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport via Oakbrook Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

How long does it take to get from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)?

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Iowa City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.