There are 6 ways to get from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 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 Cedar Rapids  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CID - ORD

$121 - $701

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids to Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL 1486

$53 - $79

4 alternative options

Bus to Waterloo, fly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA
  2. Fly from Waterloo (ALO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) ALO - ORD

$166 - $715

Bus Suburban Express  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Oakbrook. IL - Mall 510ia / ...

$54 - $81

Bus via Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Rockford, IL 1486 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport

$76 - $101

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 249.2 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $120 - $700 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, there are services departing from Gtc and arriving at Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport via Cedar Rapids,IA, Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa and Oakbrook Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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The distance between Cedar Rapids and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 193 miles. The road distance is 249.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by Suburban Express, depart from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa station.

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The best way to get from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 2 h 39 min and costs $120 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $85 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 193.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Cedar Rapids, IA, USA and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) every 3 hours. Alternatively, Suburban Express operates a bus from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 3 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Waterloo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids to Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Iowa City, IA - University of Iowa to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com

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