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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Lacona by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly, taxi

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Des Moines (DSM)
  2. Take a taxi from Des Moines to Lacona

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Bus, taxi via Des Moines

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
  2. Take a taxi from Southridge Hy Vee / Target, Dsm to Lacona

Train

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Osceola Amtrak Station

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Des Moines, Ia
  2. Take a taxi from Des Moines, Ia to Lacona

Drive

  1. Drive from Chicago to Lacona
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lacona is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lacona is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Lacona is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Lacona is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Lacona is to fly and taxi which costs $160 - $390 and takes 3h 55m.

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The distance between Chicago and Lacona is 303 miles. The road distance is 350 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Lacona without a car is to train which takes 6h 50m and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Chicago to Lacona, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Des Moines Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Lacona is 350 miles. It takes approximately 6h 11m to drive from Chicago to Lacona.

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

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There are three+ hotels available in Lacona. 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 42 min and costs $1 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Lacona.
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  • Distance: 303.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Lacona, IA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Osceola Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 6h 9m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
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 Osceola Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Burlington Trailways
Other operators
Taxi from Des Moines to Lacona
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Freedom Taxicab
Phone
+1 515-289-9800
Capitol Cab
Phone
+1 515-243-1111

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