There are 9 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.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago Midway to Cleveland, bus  •  4 h 27 min

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

$128 - $503

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 50 min

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

$35 - $110

7 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland, bus  •  4 h 48 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 30 min

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

$151 - $454

Fly Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh, bus  •  7 h 8 min

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

$169 - $389

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh, bus  •  7 h 26 min

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

$149 - $470

Train, bus  •  7 h 36 min

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

$71 - $175

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Akron, Oh 4440 / ...

$45 - $72

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Akron 365.9 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Akron is to bus which costs $35 - $110 and takes 9 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Akron is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $550 and takes 4 h 27 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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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Chicago to Akron, including transfers.

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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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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, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3, Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #9, Chester Av & E 21St St, and Cleveland, Oh in around 9 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Akron via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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
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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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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