There are 8 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg by plane, bus, train, subway 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.

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Fly to Peoria, bus  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$208 - $478

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Subway, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Southwest Chief / ...

$37 - $95

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Fly to Moline, bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$214 - $437

Fly to Burlington, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Burlington (BRL) ORD - BRL
  2. Take the train from Burlington Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak

$90 - $121

Fly to Bloomington, bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$128 - $509

Fly to Springfield, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) ORD - SPI
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Springfield, IL to Galesburg, IL

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria Southbound
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak 1401

$55 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg 195.4 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $480 and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg. However, there are services departing from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport and arriving at Galesburg Amtrak via Peoria, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Galesburg is 147 miles. The road distance is 195.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg without a car is to subway and train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, depart from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Peoria Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg.

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  • Distance: 147 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

You can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Galesburg via Peoria and Peoria, IL in around 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Burlington Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Moline to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Springfield, IL to Galesburg, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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

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