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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, line 01 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lansing (LAN) ORD - LAN
  2. Take the line 01 bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Gr. River Ave past Division St

$126 - $658

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Michigan State University 1482

$34 - $62

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to East Lansing Amtrak Blue Water

$42 - $115

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University 240.6 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University is to fly and line 01 bus which costs $120 - $700 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Michigan State University is 184 miles. The road distance is 240.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University without a car is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $40 - $120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University is to train which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $40 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lansing Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Michigan State University is 1 h ahead of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is currently 4:09 AM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and 5:09 AM in Michigan State University.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University.

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

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University.
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  • Distance: 183.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Michigan State University, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, Indian Trails operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Michigan State University once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
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 East Lansing Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Capital Area Transportation Authority
Phone
+1 517-394-1100
Website
cata.org
Bus from CATA Trans Center to EBD Gr. River Ave past Division St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cata.org
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Michigan State University
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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