There are 9 ways to get from Carbondale to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, taxi, car, bus or train

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

Recommended option

Fly from Marion  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Marion (MWA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MWA - ORD

$131 - $272

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Carbondale to Chicago, Il 1158

$44 - $107

7 alternative options

Taxi to Cape Girardeau, fly  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carbondale to Cape Girardeau
  2. Fly from Cape Girardeau (CGI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CGI - ORD

$221 - $563

Drive to Paducah, fly  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Carbondale to Paducah
  2. Fly from Paducah (PAH) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PAH - ORD

$107 - $350

Bus to St. Louis, fly  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) STL - ORD

$105 - $281

Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...

$56 - $143

Train via Homewood  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak Illini / ...

$55 - $138

Bus via Champaign, Il  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il
  3. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport

$68 - $126

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Carbondale to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 349.4 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Carbondale, IL, USA and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA?

Cape Air and American Airlines fly from Carbondale to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Carbondale to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 24 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cape Girardeau to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Cape Girardeau to Chicago O'Hare via Quincy
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Paducah to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Marion to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Marion to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis, Decatur
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Carbondale Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Carbondale Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Carbondale to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Taxi from Carbondale to Cape Girardeau
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Ace Taxi
Phone
+1 618-549-8294
Website
acetaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between Carbondale and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 486 km. The road distance is 559 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Carbondale to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Carbondale to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive and fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $100 - $350.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Carbondale to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, there are services departing from Carbondale and arriving at Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport via St Louis, Mo and Champaign - Illinois Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Carbondale to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.