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

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Subway, train  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Clinton-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station Lincoln Service / ...

$30 - $45

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Bus, train  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Watterson Towers Southbound
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station Lincoln Service / ...

$51 - $75

Drive  •  1h 42m

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac 99.4 miles

$9 - $15

Fly to Bloomington, train  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station

$90 - $401

Fly to Champaign, bus, train  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Bloomington Normal, Il
  3. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station

$277 - $382

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac station. However, there are services departing from O'Hare and arriving at Pontiac Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Pontiac is 85 miles. The road distance is 99.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac without a car is to subway and train which takes 3h 33m and costs $29 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from O'Hare station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Bloomington Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pontiac Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac.

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  • Distance: 85 miles
  • Duration: 3h 33m

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Pontiac, Livingston County, IL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac. However, you can take the subway to Clinton-Blue, take the walk to Chicago Union Station, then take the train to Pontiac Amtrak Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac via Watterson Towers and Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station in around 4h 15m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $470
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Watterson Towers
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, Il to Bloomington Normal, Il
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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burlingtontrailways.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Bloomington Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Pontiac. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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