There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Cedar Point by train, bus, 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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Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Sandusky Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$67 - $148

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Sandusky, Oh 1632

$57 - $109

7 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Cedar Point 295.1 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toledo, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toledo (TOL) ORD - TOL
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak

$156 - $410

Fly Chicago Midway to Cleveland, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Cleveland (CLE) MDW - CLE
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak

$156 - $547

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cleveland (CLE) ORD - CLE
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak

$156 - $558

Fly Chicago Midway to Detroit, bus, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak

$177 - $361

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Detroit, bus, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak

$167 - $412

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Akron, bus  •  8 h 27 min

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

$190 - $518

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Cedar Point is 258 miles. The road distance is 295.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Cedar Point without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Chicago to Cedar Point, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Cedar Point is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Toledo Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Cedar Point is 295 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to drive from Chicago to Cedar Point.

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

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There are 163+ hotels available in Cedar Point. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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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 .

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Cedar Point.
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  • Distance: 258.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Cedar Point 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Cedar Point hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 34 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
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 Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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 Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $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 Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
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
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 Sandusky Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
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
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Sandusky Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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 Sandusky, Oh
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Sandusky, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30

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