There are 4 ways to get from Cedar Falls to Chicago by plane, bus 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 from Waterloo  •  2 h 7 min

  1. ALO - ORD

$138 - $673

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. 1486

$63 - $100

2 alternative options

Bus to Cedar Rapids, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. CID - ORD

$169 - $770

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. 311.7 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Cedar Falls, IA, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

American Airlines flies from Cedar Falls to Chicago twice daily. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Cedar Falls to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h 31 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Waterloo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cedar Falls and Chicago is 403 km. The road distance is 499 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cedar Falls to Chicago is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Cedar Falls to Chicago is to fly which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $130 - $700.

It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Cedar Falls to Chicago, including transfers.