There are 6 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire 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  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Eau Claire (EAU) ORD - EAU

$113 - $206

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Eau Claire, WI - UW College Connection

$45 - $103

4 alternative options

Bus via Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Madison, WI University
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Eau Claire, WI - UW College Connection

$49 - $80

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI 916

$82 - $118

Train, bus  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from St. Paul to Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI 915

$91 - $220

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire 306.1 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Eau Claire, WI, USA?

United Airlines flies from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire via Madison, WI University and Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Eau Claire
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Madison, WI University
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Eau Claire, WI - UW
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Eau Claire, WI - UW
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $70
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from St. Paul to Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire?

The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Eau Claire is 428 km. The road distance is 490 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire?

The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire is to fly which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $110 - $210.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport and arriving at Eau Claire, WI - UW via Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Eau Claire, including transfers.