There are 6 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Cedar Rapids  •  2 h 22 min

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

$128 - $655

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 13 min

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

$50 - $107

4 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 9 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

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

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

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

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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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids is to fly which takes 2 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Cedar Rapids. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids.
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  • Distance: 193.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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 9 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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 Chicago Union Station 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
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
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 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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