There are 8 ways to get from Cary to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, train, bus, subway 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.

Recommended option

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) RDU - ORD

$134 - $366

Cheapest option

Bus  •  28 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...

$114 - $257

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Train to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) GSO - ORD

$143 - $460

Line 300 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Chicago Midway, subway  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Chicago Midway (MDW) RDU - MDW
  3. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to O'Hare

$148 - $435

Train  •  26 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Washington Union Station Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited

$156 - $453

Train, bus  •  26 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Washington Union Station Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...

$131 - $333

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  31 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Cardinal

$175 - $490

Drive  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Cary to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 818.5 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cary and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 654 miles. The road distance is 818.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Cary to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to train which takes 26 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Cary to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cary to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 26 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 28 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 7 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 1 h behind Cary. It is currently 10:57 PM in Cary and 9:57 PM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

Yes, the driving distance between Cary to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 818 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 13 min to drive from Cary to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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

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There are 256+ hotels available in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cary to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 653.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Cary to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cary to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) via Washington Union Station, Chicago Union Station, and Clinton-Blue in around 26 h 8 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
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 Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Cary Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Cary Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
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 Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190

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