There are 6 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Sandusky by plane, train, subway, 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.

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toledo, train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toledo (TOL) ORD - TOL
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak

$142 - $384

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Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Sandusky Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$52 - $135

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland, train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cleveland (CLE) ORD - CLE
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak

$138 - $531

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly to Cleveland, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Washington-Blue
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Cleveland (CLE) MDW - CLE
  3. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak

$142 - $531

Bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Sandusky, Oh 1632

$54 - $124

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Sandusky 309.4 miles

$30 - $45

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Sandusky is 272 miles. The road distance is 309.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Sandusky without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Sandusky, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Sandusky is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Toledo Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Sandusky is 1 h ahead of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is currently 3:03 AM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and 4:03 AM in Sandusky.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Sandusky is 309 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Sandusky.

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

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There are 169+ hotels available in Sandusky. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Sandusky.
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  • Distance: 272.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Sandusky 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Sandusky hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 34 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
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 Toledo Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Chicago Union Station to Sandusky Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
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
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, Il to Sandusky, Oh
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85

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