There are 4 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Waterloo  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Waterloo (ALO) ORD - ALO

$144 - $631

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Waterloo, IA 1486

$42 - $68

2 alternative options

Fly to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cedar Rapids (CID) ORD - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids to Waterloo, IA

$152 - $693

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo 298.1 miles

$29 - $45

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Waterloo is 231 miles. The road distance is 298.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo is to fly which takes 1 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 37 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo is 298 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo.

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

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There are 25+ hotels available in Waterloo. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo.
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  • Distance: 231.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

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

American Airlines flies from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo twice daily. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cedar Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids to Waterloo, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL to Waterloo, IA
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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