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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fort Wayne (FWA) ORD - FWA

$119 - $293

Cheapest option

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ft Wayne, IN Chicago / ...

$25 - $62

3 alternative options

Bus Barons Bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Michigan City, IN O´hare-Notre Dame
  2. Take the bus from Michigan City, IN to Fort Wayne, IN Chicago

$40 - $72

Train, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Elkhart Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Elkhart, IN to Ft Wayne, IN Chicago

$55 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne 179.3 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne is to fly which costs $110 - $300 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne. However, there are services departing from Chicago O'Hare Airport and arriving at Coldwater Rd. across from Northeast Dr. via Michigan City, IN and Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Fort Wayne is 156 miles. The road distance is 179.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 32 min and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Chicago O'Hare Airport station.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne is to fly which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $110 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $75 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Fort Wayne Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Fort Wayne, IN station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne.
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  • Distance: 155.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Fort Wayne, IN, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne via Michigan City, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, and Central Station in around 6 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Elkhart Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Michigan City, IN to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
baronsbus.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ft Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Elkhart, IN to Ft Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com

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Fort Wayne is 1 h ahead of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is currently 7:05 PM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and 8:05 PM in Fort Wayne.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fort Wayne.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Fort Wayne Airport.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Fort Wayne. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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