There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Arcola by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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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Bus Greyhound USA, taxi  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Champaign, Il to Arcola

$119 - $174

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Mattoon Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...

$88 - $155

5 alternative options

Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company, taxi  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Jackson & Canal to Champaign - Illinois Terminal Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Savoy Walmart to Arcola

$103 - $127

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Arcola 168.1 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to Champaign  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI

$187 - $530

Fly to Decatur, taxi  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Decatur (DEC) ORD - DEC
  2. Take a taxi from Decatur to Arcola

$152 - $200

Fly to Springfield, drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) ORD - SPI
  2. Drive from Springfield to Arcola

$95 - $357

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Arcola is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Arcola is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Arcola is 156 miles. The road distance is 168.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Chicago to Arcola, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Arcola is 168 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from Chicago to Arcola.

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  • Distance: 156.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Arcola, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Arcola 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Arcola every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
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 Mattoon Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
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 Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Union Station, Jackson & Canal to Champaign - Illinois Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Taxi from Champaign, Il to Arcola
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Atlas Cab
Phone
+1 217-419-1333
Website
atlascabco.com
Yellow Checker Cab
Phone
+1 217-355-3553
Website
yellowcheckercabchampaign.com

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