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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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 City Of New Orleans / ...

$26 - $55

3 alternative options

Line 4923 bus, bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 4923 bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Chicago, Il 4923
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kankakee, Il 1163 / ...

$30 - $61

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

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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?

You can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Kankakee via Cumberland, Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il, Chicago, Il, and Kankakee, Il in around 3 h 29 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kankakee Amtrak
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Bus from Chicago, Il to Kankakee, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Kankakee
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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