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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to French Lick by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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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Bus  •  7h 9m

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

$90 - $117

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8h 28m

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

$114 - $188

Drive  •  5h 15m

  1. Drive from Chicago to French Lick 282.8 miles

$27 - $40

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

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

$169 - $666

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

  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 Louisville, bus  •  6h 13m

  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 Indianapolis, shuttle, bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport, IN to Bloomington, IN
  3. Take the bus from Bloomington, IN to Paoli, IN

$132 - $366

Fly Chicago Midway to Indianapolis, shuttle, bus  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Indianapolis International Airport, IN to Bloomington, IN
  3. Take the bus from Bloomington, IN to Paoli, IN

$147 - $415

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

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

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The distance between Chicago and French Lick is 237 miles. The road distance is 282.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to French Lick without a car is to bus which takes 7h 9m and costs $90 - $120.

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from Chicago to French Lick, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evansville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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French Lick is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 3:01 AM in Chicago and 4:01 AM in French Lick.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to French Lick is 283 miles. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Chicago to French Lick.

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

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There are seven+ hotels available in French Lick. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to French Lick.
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  • Distance: 237.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 9m

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 $60 - $80 and the journey takes 6h 55m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
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 Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once 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
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Orleans, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Bloomington, IN to Paoli, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bloomington Shuttle
Website
bloomingtonshuttle.com
Shuttle from Indianapolis International Airport, IN to Bloomington, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $90
Schedules at
goexpresstravel.com

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs $2 - $5.

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