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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Springfield  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) ORD - SPI

$90 - $338

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to School St & North St-ICU 500is
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Lincoln Service / ...

$44 - $75

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Fly to Decatur, taxi  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Decatur (DEC) ORD - DEC
  2. Take a taxi from Decatur to Springfield

$172 - $212

Fly to Peoria, Amtrak Thruway  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL

Fly to Bloomington, train  •  4 h 5 min

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

$125 - $519

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria Southbound
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL 5521

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield 202.6 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield is to fly and taxi which costs $170 - $220 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield. However, there are services departing from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport and arriving at Springfield, IL via Peoria Citylink Tranist. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Springfield is 177 miles. The road distance is 202.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, depart from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield is to fly which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $90 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Springfield Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 4 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Springfield, IL station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 176.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

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

United Airlines flies from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield via Peoria Citylink Tranist in around 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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 Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus 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
Bus from Peoria Citylink Tranist to Springfield, IL
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to School St & North St-ICU
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Taxi from Decatur to Springfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield.

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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Springfield Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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