There are 10 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo by plane, train, bus 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 Chicago O'Hare to Toronto, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toronto (YYZ) ORD - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Kitchener

$136 - $429

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to London, ON 5509 / 5534 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London, ON to Kitchener St Charles St W, ON 5540 / ...

$50 - $132

8 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo, bus, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Buffalo (BUF) ORD - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Kitchener

$161 - $462

Fly Chicago Midway to Toronto Island, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Toronto Island (YTZ) MDW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Kitchener

$131 - $441

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Toronto, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Toronto (YYZ) MKE - YYZ
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Kitchener

$189 - $553

Fly Chicago Midway to Buffalo, bus, train  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Buffalo (BUF) MDW - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Kitchener

$173 - $503

Train  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Windsor to London
  3. Take the train from London to Kitchener

$104 - $292

Train via Sarnia  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Port Huron Amtrak Blue Water
  2. Take the train from Sarnia to Kitchener VIA Rail

$87 - $247

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Hamilton, On 5500
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University 6 stops / ...

$70 - $166

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo 483.8 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo is to fly and train which costs $130 - $430 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Waterloo is 391 miles. The road distance is 483.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo via LaSalle, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, and London in around 11 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo via Washington-Blue, Madison & Dearborn/State, Harrison & Jefferson, Chicago, IL, and London, ON in around 13 h 6 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Milwaukee to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from Windsor to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from London to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$29 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from Sarnia to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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 Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Port Huron Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Coach USA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to London, ON
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $75
Standard Fare
$65 - $95
Refundable
$70 - $100
Bus from London, ON to Kitchener St Charles St W, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
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 Hamilton, On
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130

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