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

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

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lincoln  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lincoln (LNK) ORD - LNK

$274 - $353

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...

$60 - $100

5 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Omaha  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Omaha (OMA) MDW - OMA

$144 - $356

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Omaha  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Omaha (OMA) ORD - OMA

$134 - $307

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Sioux City, drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux City (SUX) ORD - SUX
  2. Drive from Sioux City to Norfolk

$179 - $1,617

Train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Omaha Amtrak California Zephyr

$75 - $210

Drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Omaha 470.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Nebraska is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Nebraska is to fly which costs $270 - $360 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Nebraska is 619 miles. The road distance is 470.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Chicago to Nebraska, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Omaha, NE. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Omaha Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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

United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Lincoln 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Omaha once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux City
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Omaha Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways

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