There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to French Lick by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Paoli, IN 0358

$81 - $117

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Hoosier State / ...
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Paoli, IN 0358

$95 - $173

Train, bus via Bloomington, IN  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington, IN
  3. Take the bus from Bloomington, IN to Orleans, IN

$121 - $199

Bus via Lafayette  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Lafayette 4511 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, IN to Paoli, IN 0358

$83 - $132

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to French Lick 282.8 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Evansville, drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Evansville (EVV) ORD - EVV
  2. Drive from Evansville to French Lick

$169 - $666

Fly Chicago Midway to Louisville, bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Louisville (SDF) MDW - SDF
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Paoli, IN

$199 - $308

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Louisville, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Louisville (SDF) ORD - SDF
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Paoli, IN

$149 - $299

Fly Chicago Midway to Indianapolis, bus, taxi  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington, IN to Paoli, IN
  3. Take a taxi from Paoli, IN to French Lick

$147 - $415

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and French Lick is 380 km. The road distance is 453 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to French Lick is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to French Lick is to fly and drive which takes 4 h 27 min and costs $160 - $700.

It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from Chicago to French Lick, including transfers.

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

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Chicago to French Lick once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Bloomington, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Bloomington, IN to Orleans, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Lafayette, IN to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Bloomington, IN to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Other operators
Taxi from Paoli, IN to French Lick
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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