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

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Fly to Bloomington  •  2h 13m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI

$94 - $327

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Bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Watterson Towers Peoria line

$28 - $40

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Fly to Champaign, bus  •  3h 4m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Bloomington Normal, Il

$165 - $490

Fly to Peoria, bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station

$127 - $422

Fly to Springfield, train  •  3h 20m

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

$238 - $385

Subway, train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Monroe-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Lincoln Service / ...

$36 - $53

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station 133 miles

$13 - $19

Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) → Uptown Station
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station is to fly. Taking this option will cost $90 - $330 and takes 2h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport and arriving at Watterson Towers. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Uptown Station is 117 miles. The road distance is 133 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station without a car is to bus which takes 3h 34m and costs $28 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station 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 Uptown Station is to fly which takes 2h 13m and costs $90 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $40 and takes 3h 34m.

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

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, arrive at Watterson Towers station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

American Airlines flies from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station twice daily. Alternatively, Peoria Charter Coach Company operates a bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Watterson Towers 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $410
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 Springfield to Bloomington-Normal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, Il to Bloomington Normal, Il
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, Il to Bloomington Normal, Il
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport to Watterson Towers
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Uptown Station.

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

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There are 72+ hotels available in Uptown Station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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