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

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Fly  •  1 h 47 min

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

$185 - $373

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Springfield, Mo 1351 / ...

$67 - $158

3 alternative options

Bus via Champaign, Il  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign - Illinois Terminal Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Springfield, Mo 1351 / ...

$79 - $156

Train, bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo 1333 / ...

$94 - $230

Drive  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield 515.7 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield is to fly which costs $180 - $380 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Springfield is 439 miles. The road distance is 515.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 36 min and costs $65 - $160.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield is to fly which takes 1 h 47 min and costs $180 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 12 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Springfield Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield is 516 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Springfield Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Springfield. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield.
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  • Distance: 439 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Springfield 5 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $140 and the journey takes 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
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 Chicago Union Station to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Springfield, Mo
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Champaign, Il to Springfield, Mo
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Springfield, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Champaign - Illinois Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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