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

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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

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

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

$88 - $155

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Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company, taxi  •  4 h 10 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 6 min

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

$187 - $530

Fly to Decatur, taxi  •  3 h 56 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 30 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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The best way to get from Chicago to Arcola without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $110 - $180.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Arcola is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $85 - $160. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Champaign Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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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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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Champaign Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Arcola. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get 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 flies from Chicago to Arcola 5 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
53 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station 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

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 Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $2 - $5.

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