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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Toronto, train  •  4 h 3 min

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

$137 - $420

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Bus  •  13 h 1 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 / ...

$49 - $130

5 alternative options

Fly to Erie, drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Erie (ERI) ORD - ERI
  2. Drive from Erie to Waterloo

$169 - $786

Train  •  11 h 41 min

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

$106 - $292

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to London, On 5508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London, ON to Kitchener St Charles St W, ON 5540 / ...

$62 - $161

Train, bus  •  13 h 58 min

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

$94 - $250

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

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

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Waterloo is 391 miles. The road distance is 483.8 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 13 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 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 train which takes 11 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 31 min.

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Waterloo is 1 h ahead of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is currently 5:48 PM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and 6:48 PM in Waterloo.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo is 484 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Waterloo. Prices start at $61 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: 391 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

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 Clinton-Blue, Chicago Union Station, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, and London in around 11 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waterloo via Clinton-Blue, Chicago, IL, and London, ON in around 13 h 1 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 Erie
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Erie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Malton to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$28 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55
Business Plus/Sleeper
$70 - $100
Train from Windsor to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from London to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 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
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 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
Bus operators
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$50 - $75
Standard Fare
$65 - $95
Refundable
$70 - $110
Bus from London, ON to Kitchener St Charles St W, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $17
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $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 London, On
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Detroit Amtrak to London, On
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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