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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station City Of New Orleans / ...

$26 - $55

3 alternative options

Airport SuperSaver, line 359 bus, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Crestwood, IL
  2. Take the line 359 bus from Vermont St & Rexford St to Homewood Metra Station 359
  3. Take the train from Homewood Amtrak Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station

$30 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee 74.2 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Kankakee 74.2 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Kankakee is 60 miles. The road distance is 74.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee without a car is to subway and train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $26 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Kankakee. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee.
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  • Distance: 59.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

There is no direct connection from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee. However, you can take the subway to Clinton-Blue, take the walk to Chicago Union Station, then take the train to Kankakee Amtrak Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee via Cal Sag Rd/Rt 83 & 127th St, Cicero Ave & 88th St, 87th Street & Cicero Terminal, 87th Street & Western, Western Ave & 87th St, Western Ave & Vermont St, Vermont St & Rexford St, Homewood Metra Station, and Homewood Amtrak Station in around 4 h 58 min.

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 Kankakee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Homewood Amtrak Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Airport SuperSaver
Bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Crestwood, IL
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
airportsupersaver.com
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Vermont St & Rexford St to Homewood Metra Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Kankakee
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Private
$190 - $270

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