There are 7 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids by plane, bus, train 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 to Cedar Rapids  •  2 h 26 min

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

$128 - $655

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville Bnsf / ...
  2. Take the bus from Naperville Amtrak to Cedar Rapids, IA 1492

$46 - $107

5 alternative options

Fly to Waterloo, bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$173 - $674

Bus  •  9 h 9 min

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

$54 - $80

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Davenport, Ia 4567 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Cedar Rapids, IA 1492 / ...

$55 - $112

Train, bus via Galesburg Amtrak  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Davenport, IA
  3. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Cedar Rapids, IA

$92 - $187

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids 246.7 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids is to fly which costs $120 - $700 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Cedar Rapids is 193 miles. The road distance is 246.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids, including transfers.

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids every 3 hours. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Naperville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Cedar Rapids,IA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Naperville Amtrak to Cedar Rapids, IA
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Davenport, IA to Cedar Rapids, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Galesburg Amtrak to Davenport, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Davenport, Ia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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