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There are 8 ways to get from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Fly Detroit to Chicago O'Hare  •  2h 58m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DTW - ORD

$118 - $320

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il 5373 / ...

$31 - $73

6 alternative options

Bus to Lansing, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Blake Transit Center to East Lansing Marriott
  2. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LAN - ORD

$163 - $754

Bus to Kalamazoo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
  2. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) AZO - ORD

$186 - $507

Fly Detroit to Chicago Midway, subway  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DTW - MDW
  2. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to O'Hare

$132 - $279

Train  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Wolverine

$48 - $119

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street Toronto

$37 - $76

Drive  •  4h 21m

  1. Drive from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 259.7 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $110 - $320 and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor, MI and arriving at Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport via Union Station, Jackson & Canal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 7m.

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The distance between Ann Arbor and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 216 miles. The road distance is 259.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs $45 - $120.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ann Arbor, MI station.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 2h 58m and costs $110 - $320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 5h 10m, you could also bus, which costs $30 - $75 and takes 5h 36m.

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

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Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street station.

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Map of how to get from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 215.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Ann Arbor, MI, USA and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4h 12m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Kalamazoo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Kalamazoo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
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
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from Blake Transit Center to East Lansing Marriott
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
michiganflyer.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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More Questions & Answers

Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 1h behind Ann Arbor. It is currently 2:20 AM in Ann Arbor and 1:20 AM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

Yes, the driving distance between Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 260 miles. It takes approximately 4h 21m to drive from Ann Arbor to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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

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There are 261+ hotels available in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Detroit Airport is to bus which takes 35m and costs $7 - $11.

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