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There are 11 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Salvation Mountain by plane, bus, car, taxi, night bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs, bus, drive

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP)
  2. Take the bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
  3. Drive from Chiriaco Summit to Salvation Mountain

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus, drive

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT)
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio, CA
  3. Drive from Indio, CA to Salvation Mountain

Fly Chicago O'Hare to San Diego, bus, taxi

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to San Diego (SAN)
  2. Take the bus from San Diego State University to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Yuma, bus, taxi

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Yuma (YUM)
  2. Take the bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to State Street @ 14th Street
  3. Take a taxi from State Street @ 14th Street to Salvation Mountain

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix, night bus, taxi

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Phoenix (PHX)
  2. Take the night bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana, train, bus, taxi

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Santa Ana (SNA)
  2. Take the train from Irvine to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from San Diego Old Town to El Centro
  4. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Fly Chicago Midway to San Diego, bus, taxi

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to San Diego (SAN)
  2. Take the bus from San Diego State University to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Train, bus, drive

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio, CA
  3. Drive from Indio, CA to Salvation Mountain

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to St Louis
  2. Take the bus from St Louis to El Monte
  3. Take the bus from El Monte to El Centro
  4. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Train, bus, taxi

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Yuma Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to 7th Street @ State Street
  3. Take a taxi from 7th Street @ State Street to Salvation Mountain

Drive

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Salvation Mountain
Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) → Salvation Mountain
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Salvation Mountain is to fly and bus and drive which costs $120 - $240 and takes 10h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Salvation Mountain is to fly and bus and taxi which costs $200 - $600 and takes 8h 46m.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Salvation Mountain is 1625 miles. The road distance is 2076.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Salvation Mountain without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2 days 9h and costs $370 - $550.

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Salvation Mountain, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Salvation Mountain is 2077 miles. It takes approximately 32h 39m to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Salvation Mountain.

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Southwest Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Salvation Mountain. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Chicago Midway Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $95.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Salvation Mountain.
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  • Distance: 1625.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 54m

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Salvation Mountain, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Salvation Mountain. However, you can fly to Indio/Palm Springs, take the walk to Tahquitz Canyon at Civic, take the line 4 bus to Indian Canyon at Tachevah, take the walk to Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center, take the bus to Chiriaco Summit, then take the drive to Salvation Mountain. Alternatively, you can fly to San Diego, take the walk to Terminal 1 Rental Car Shuttle, take the bus to Palm St, take the walk to Middletown Station, take the tram to SDSU Station, take the walk to San Diego State University, take the bus to El Centro, then take the taxi to Salvation Mountain.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yuma via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yuma via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yuma via Tucson, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yuma via El Paso, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yuma via Omaha, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yuma via Las Vegas, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Yuma via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Tucson
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $410
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
40h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Seat
$440 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Premium
$550 - $800
Flexi Coach Seat
$460 - $700
Business Seat
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Blythe Wellness Express
Phone
+61 760.922.1140
Website
blythewellnessexpress.org
Bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
blythewellnessexpress.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Diego State University to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to El Centro
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from San Diego Old Town to El Centro
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Phone
+1 928-783-2235
Website
ycipta.org
Bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to State Street @ 14th Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Website
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to 7th Street @ State Street
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Website
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$21 - $30
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 to St Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from St Louis to El Monte
Ave. Duration
40h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$180 - $250
Flexible
$250 - $370
Bus from El Monte to El Centro
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Other operators
Taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Taxi Speed
Phone
+52 686 555 5800
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Seguro
Phone
+52 686 554 8834
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Elite
Phone
+52 686 234 0031
Website
facebook.com

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