There are 7 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Louisville by plane, subway, 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 from Chicago O'Hare  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Louisville (SDF) ORD - SDF

$110 - $233

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY

$31 - $45

5 alternative options

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Washington-Blue
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Louisville (SDF) MDW - SDF

$155 - $251

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Louisville, Ky 1123

$32 - $85

Bus Amtrak  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Louisville, KY 8250 / ...

Train, bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Hoosier State / ...
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY

$54 - $128

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Louisville 314.6 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Louisville is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Louisville is to fly which costs $110 - $240 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Louisville is 283 miles. The road distance is 314.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Louisville, including transfers.

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Louisville every 3 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Louisville twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 7 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
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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, Il to Louisville, Ky
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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