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

Recommended option

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to St. Louis (STL) ORD - STL

$92 - $235

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to St. Louis

$31 - $45

4 alternative options

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Washington-Blue
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to St. Louis (STL) MDW - STL

$127 - $311

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 15 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 St Louis, Mo 1353

$52 - $88

Train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$52 - $135

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to St. Louis 298.4 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to St. Louis is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to St. Louis is to fly which costs $90 - $240 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and St. Louis is 263 miles. The road distance is 298.4 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to St. Louis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to St. Louis. However, there are services departing from Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport and arriving at St Louis, Mo via Champaign, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to St. Louis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to St. Louis via Champaign - Illinois Terminal and Champaign, Il in around 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak
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
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
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 Champaign, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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