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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Subway, train  •  3 h 35 min

  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 / ...

$31 - $70

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$48 - $80

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

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

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Pontiac 99.4 miles

$240 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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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 1 h 40 min.

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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 3 h 35 min and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac.

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

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Pontiac.
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  • Distance: 85 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Pontiac, 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 Uptown Station and Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station in around 4 h 23 min.

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
1 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Pontiac
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$240 - $330
Private
$240 - $330

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