There are 10 ways to get from Chicago to Akron by plane, 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.

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Fly Chicago Midway to Cleveland, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Cleveland (CLE) MDW - CLE
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh

$128 - $503

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Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Akron, Oh 1620 / ...

$35 - $110

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cleveland (CLE) ORD - CLE
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh

$128 - $514

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Akron  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Akron (CAK) ORD - CAK

$144 - $437

Fly Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Pittsburgh (PIT) MDW - PIT
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh

$162 - $367

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Pittsburgh (PIT) ORD - PIT
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh

$142 - $448

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Cleveland, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Cleveland (CLE) MKE - CLE
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh

$158 - $769

Train, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh 4440 / ...

$71 - $175

Megabus, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Chicago, IL to Cleveland
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh 4440 / ...

$43 - $72

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Akron 365.9 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Akron, Oh. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Akron is 323 miles. The road distance is 365.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Akron without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Chicago to Akron, including transfers.

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Chicago to Akron bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Akron is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Megabus and bus, which costs and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Chicago to Akron bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Akron, Oh station.

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Akron is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 12:29 PM in Chicago and 1:29 PM in Akron.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Akron is 366 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to drive from Chicago to Akron.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Akron.
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  • Distance: 322.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Akron, OH, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Akron every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Akron via Cleveland, Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #9, Chester Av & E 21St St, and Cleveland, Oh in around 8 h 8 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Milwaukee to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Milwaukee to Cleveland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Milwaukee to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
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 to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
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 Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Chicago, Il to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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Book your Chicago to Akron bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Akron. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs .

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