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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Fly to Cedar Rapids  •  2h 28m

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

$128 - $655

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Bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Downers Grove Golf Mill-Champaign
  2. Take the bus from Naperville Amtrak to Cedar Rapids, IA 1492

$79 - $104

3 alternative options

Fly to Moline, bus, taxi  •  3h 31m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville
  3. Take a taxi from Iowa City - Coralville to Cedar Rapids

Fly to Waterloo, bus  •  4h 47m

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

$167 - $664

Drive  •  4h 5m

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

$24 - $35

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

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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 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids. However, there are services departing from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport and arriving at Gtc via Ogden Ave / Main St, Naperville Amtrak and Cedar Rapids Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 42m.

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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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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids without a car is to bus which takes 8h 42m and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids bus services, operated by Illini Shuttle, depart from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids is to fly which takes 2h 28m and costs $120 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $110 and takes 8h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Cedar Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 1m.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Cedar Rapids, IA station.

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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: 2h 28m

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, you can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Cedar Rapids via Ogden Ave / Main St, Ellsworth St & North Ave, Naperville Amtrak, and Cedar Rapids Airport in around 8h 42m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Moline Airport to Iowa City - Coralville
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Waterloo, IA to Cedar Rapids,IA
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Naperville Amtrak to Cedar Rapids, IA
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Illini Shuttle
Website
illinishuttle.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Downers Grove
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
illinishuttle.com
Book at
busline.com
Other operators
Taxi from Iowa City - Coralville to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab of Iowa City
Phone
+1 319-338-9777
Website
yellowcabic.com
Number 1 Cab
Phone
+1 319-930-2221
Marco's Taxicab Co.
Phone
+1 319-337-8294
Website
marcostaxi.com

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

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American Airlines and United 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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