There are 10 ways to get from Akron to Chicago by bus, plane, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Cleveland, fly to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 19 min

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

$129 - $502

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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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Fly Akron to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 39 min

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

$152 - $453

Bus to Cleveland, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 44 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 Pittsburgh, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Chicago Midway (MDW) PIT - MDW

$162 - $366

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  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Cleveland, OH Schedules 0021 and 0022
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$69 - $173

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 4411 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 to Chicago

$47 - $78

Bus, train via Toledo, Oh  •  10 h 8 min

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

$67 - $170

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Akron to Chicago 362.9 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Akron to Chicago is to bus which costs $35 - $110 and takes 10 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Akron to Chicago is to fly which costs $150 - $460 and takes 3 h 39 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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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Akron to Chicago, including transfers.

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

United Airlines, American 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, Public Square & East Roadway, West Roadway & Superior Av, Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #1, and Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 in around 10 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Columbus to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Akron, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to Cleveland, OH
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
baronsbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 to Chicago
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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