There are 8 ways to get from Akron to Chicago by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Akron to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Akron (CAK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CAK - ORD

$143 - $436

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Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Chicago, Il 4447 / ...

$35 - $110

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Bus to Cleveland, fly to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CLE - MDW

$129 - $502

Bus to Cleveland, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CLE - ORD

$129 - $513

Bus to Columbus, fly to Chicago Midway  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Columbus, OH
  2. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CMH - MDW

$142 - $429

Bus, train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 4411 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...

$69 - $175

Bus, Megabus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 4411 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Cleveland to Chicago, IL

$47 - $78

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Akron to Chicago 362.9 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Akron, Oh and arriving at Chicago, Il. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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The distance between Akron and Chicago is 323 miles. The road distance is 362.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Akron to Chicago without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Akron to Chicago, including transfers.

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Akron to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Akron, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Akron to Chicago is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Akron Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Akron to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Chicago, Il station.

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Chicago is 1 h behind Akron. It is currently 12:53 PM in Akron and 11:53 AM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Akron to Chicago is 363 miles. It takes approximately 6 h to drive from Akron to Chicago.

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Map of how to get from Akron to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 322.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Akron, OH, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Akron to Chicago every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Akron to Chicago via Cleveland, Oh, Superior Av & E 24Th St, W Superior Av & W 3Rd St, W 6Th St & Frankfort Av, Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #1, and Cleveland in around 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Akron, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Book at
baronsbus.com

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Akron Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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Book your Akron to Chicago bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Akron to Akron Airport is to line 110 bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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