There are 7 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Ottumwa by plane, train, bus 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 to Burlington, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Burlington (BRL) ORD - BRL
  2. Take the train from Burlington Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak

$94 - $131

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak California Zephyr

$52 - $135

5 alternative options

Fly to Des Moines, bus  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Des Moines (DSM) ORD - DSM
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
  3. Take the bus from Monroe, IA to Ottumwa, IA

$221 - $772

Fly to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cedar Rapids (CID) ORD - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IL
  3. Take the bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Ottumwa, IA

$178 - $733

Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria Southbound
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Ottumwa, IA 1401

$66 - $95

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Davenport, Ia 4567 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Davenport, IA to Ottumwa, IA 1491,1401 / ...

$60 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Ottumwa 316.7 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Ottumwa is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Ottumwa is to fly and train which costs $90 - $140 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Ottumwa is 244 miles. The road distance is 316.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Ottumwa, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Ottumwa. However, there are services departing from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport and arriving at Ottumwa, IA via Peoria, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Ottumwa once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Ottumwa via Peoria and Peoria, IL in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Burlington Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Monroe, IA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Monroe, IA to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Mt. Pleasant, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Mt. Pleasant, IL to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Davenport, IA to Ottumwa, IA
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.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 Davenport, Ia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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