There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Osceola Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$60 - $160

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA 1202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Osceola, IA 801 / ...

$79 - $111

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Osceola Station 382.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Des Moines (DSM) ORD - DSM
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Osceola, IA

$192 - $758

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Osceola Station is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Osceola Station is to fly and bus which costs $190 - $800 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Osceola Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Osceola Station is 325 miles. The road distance is 382.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Osceola Station without a car is to train which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $60 - $160.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Osceola Amtrak takes 6 h 9 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Chicago to Osceola Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Osceola Station is to train which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $60 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Des Moines Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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Chicago to Osceola Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Osceola Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Osceola Station is 383 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to drive from Chicago to Osceola Station.

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

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  • Distance: 324.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Osceola Station once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 6 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Osceola Station via Des Moines, IA and Osceola, IA in around 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Des Moines
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Osceola Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Osceola, IA
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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