There are 7 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Charleston by plane, taxi, car, train or bus

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 Champaign, taxi  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI
  2. Take a taxi from Champaign to Charleston

$249 - $599

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Mattoon Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...

$67 - $140

5 alternative options

Fly to Decatur, taxi  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Decatur (DEC) ORD - DEC
  2. Take a taxi from Decatur to Charleston

$192 - $242

Fly to Springfield, drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) ORD - SPI
  2. Drive from Springfield to Charleston

$97 - $350

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...
  2. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Mattoon Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...

$74 - $140

Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign - Illinois Terminal Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH
  2. Take the train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Mattoon Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...

$82 - $123

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Charleston 205 miles

$20 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Charleston is to drive which costs $20 - $29 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Charleston is to fly and taxi which costs $240 - $600 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Charleston is 173 miles. The road distance is 205 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Charleston, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Charleston, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Charleston 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Mattoon Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Mattoon Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 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
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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 Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign - Illinois Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Taxi from Champaign to Charleston
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Atlas Cab
Phone
+1 217-419-1333
Website
atlascabco.com
Yellow Checker Cab
Phone
+1 217-355-3553
Website
yellowcheckercabchampaign.com

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