There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Decatur by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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

Train, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Illini / ...
  2. 4819

$44 - $98

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h

  1. 1163 / ...

$23 - $60

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h

  1. 181.1 miles

$17 - $26

Fly to Decatur  •  3 h 8 min

  1. ORD - DEC

$68 - $90

Fly to Springfield, taxi  •  3 h 33 min

  1. ORD - SPI

$207 - $495

Fly to Champaign, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. ORD - CMI

$142 - $482

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Decatur hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, Cape Air flies from Chicago to Decatur 3 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Chicago, Il to Rs Decatur Il, Il
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield to Decatur
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Decatur is 252 km. The road distance is 290 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Decatur is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Decatur is to drive which takes 3 h and costs $17 - $26.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Rs Decatur Il, Il. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Chicago to Decatur, including transfers.