There are 5 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Merrillville by subway, bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway, bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Merrillville, IN Chicago

$18 - $26

4 alternative options

Subway, train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Jackson-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Gary Metro Center Ssl

$18 - $26

Line 4923 bus, bus  •  3 h 50 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 Gary, In 1632 / ...

$29 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Merrillville 58.3 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Merrillville 58.3 miles

$170 - $240

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Merrillville is 45 miles. The road distance is 58.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Merrillville without a car is to subway and bus which takes 3 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Merrillville, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Merrillville is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Merrillville.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Merrillville. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Merrillville.
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  • Distance: 45.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Merrillville via Cumberland, Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il, Chicago, Il, Gary, In, and Gary, IN in around 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Jackson-Blue
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
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 Gary, In
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Merrillville
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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