Travel from Chicago-O-Hare-Airport-ORD to Des-Moines

Bus or fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Des Moines?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Des Moines every 2 hours. Alternatively, Windstar operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Des Moines once daily, and the journey takes 6 hours 40 minutes.

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How to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Des Moines

ModeDurationPrice
From Chicago O'Hare airport fly to Des Moines airport then line 8 bus to Des Moines.2 h 27 min$277
From Chicago O'Hare airport fly to Waterloo airport, taxi to Waterloo, IA, then bus to Des Moines.6 h 42 min$462
From O'Hare subway to Clinton-Blue, walk to Chicago, IL, then bus to Des Moines, IA.8 h 30 min
From Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport bus to Union Station, Jackson & Canal, walk to Chicago, IL, then bus to Des Moines, IA.8 h 33 min$73
From O'Hare subway to Chicago, IL then bus to Des Moines, IA.8 h 35 min$59
From O'Hare subway to Clinton-Blue, walk to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, train to Ottumwa, IA, bus to Monroe, IA, then bus to Des Moines, IA.10 h 25 min$152
From O'Hare subway to Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL then bus to Des Moines, IA.11 h 7 min$67
From Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) drive to Des Moines.5 h 24 min$39

How long does it take to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Des Moines?

It takes approximately 2 hours 27 minutes to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Des Moines, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Des Moines?

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Des Moines. However, there are services departing from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport and arriving at Des Moines, IA via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 hours 33 minutes.

Operators from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Des Moines

OperatorPhoneWebsite
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Des Moines Regional TransportDes Moines Regional Transport
Burlington TrailwaysBurlington Trailways
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
Windstar+1 888-494-6378Windstar
Peoria Charter Coach CompanyPeoria Charter Coach Company
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
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      1 Fly to Des Moines
      • One-Way approx: USD $159 - $679
      • Duration: 2 h 27 min
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      2 Fly to Waterloo, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $185 - $691
      • Duration: 6 h 42 min
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