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

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Fly to Evansville  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Evansville (EVV) ORD - EVV

$170 - $667

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Bus via Indianapolis  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN OurBus
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Evansville, IN Indianapolis

$69 - $94

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Fly to Paducah, bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Paducah (PAH) ORD - PAH
  2. Take the bus from Paducah, KY to Evansville, IN

$159 - $420

Train, bus, taxi  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Carbondale Amtrak to Harrisburg, IL
  3. Take a taxi from Harrisburg, IL to Evansville

$190 - $237

Bus  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Evansville, IN Indianapolis

$88 - $120

Train, bus  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Evansville, IN Indianapolis

$86 - $115

Drive  •  5h 51m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Evansville 342.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Evansville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Evansville is to fly which costs $170 - $700 and takes 4h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Evansville. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Evansville, IN via Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 5m.

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The distance between Chicago and Evansville is 271 miles. The road distance is 342.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Evansville without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 9h 2m and costs $190 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Chicago to Evansville, including transfers.

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Chicago to Evansville bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Evansville is to fly which takes 4h 18m and costs $170 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $120 and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evansville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Chicago to Evansville bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at Evansville, IN station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Evansville.
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  • Distance: 271.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 18m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Evansville, IN, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Evansville 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Evansville via Indianapolis, IN in around 10h 5m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Paducah
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Paducah via Cape Girardeau
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
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 Carbondale Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Paducah, KY to Evansville, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Evansville, IN
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Book at
hoosierride.com
Rides Mass Transit District (RMTD)
Phone
+1 618-253-8761
Email
carletta.hanks@ridesmtd.com
Website
ridesmtd.com
Bus from Carbondale Amtrak to Harrisburg, IL
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ridesmtd.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
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ourbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harrisburg, IL to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Evansville is 343 miles. It takes approximately 5h 51m to drive from Chicago to Evansville.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evansville Airport.

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Book your Chicago to Evansville bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Evansville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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