There are 9 ways to get from Cedar Point to Chicago by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...

$66 - $149

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandusky, Oh to Chicago, Il 4447

$53 - $107

7 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Cedar Point to Chicago 294.6 miles

$28 - $45

Train to Cleveland, fly to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CLE - MDW

$156 - $546

Train to Cleveland, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CLE - ORD

$156 - $557

Train to Toledo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Fly from Toledo (TOL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TOL - ORD

$156 - $409

Train, bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DTW - MDW

$177 - $359

Train, bus to Detroit, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Sandusky Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DTW - ORD

$167 - $410

Bus, bus to Akron, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandusky, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh
  3. Fly from Akron (CAK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CAK - ORD

$190 - $517

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cedar Point to Chicago is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cedar Point to Chicago is to train and fly which costs $150 - $410 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Cedar Point and Chicago is 258 miles. The road distance is 294.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cedar Point to Chicago without a car is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $65 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Cedar Point to Chicago, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cedar Point to Chicago is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $65 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $110 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cedar Point to Chicago is 295 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to drive from Cedar Point to Chicago.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Cleveland Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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There are 574+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cedar Point to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 258.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Cedar Point to Chicago 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 43 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Cedar Point to Chicago every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Toledo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Akron to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $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 Sandusky Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 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 - $320
Train from Sandusky Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Sandusky Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sandusky, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Sandusky, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23

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