Travel from Chicago to Ottumwa

Bus or train from Chicago to Ottumwa?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Ottumwa once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago to Ottumwa once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $75 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min.

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How to get from Chicago to Ottumwa

From Chicago Union Station Amtrak train to Ottumwa Amtrak. 4 h 53 min $92. From Chicago, IL bus to Ottumwa, IA. 9 h 45 min $53. From Chicago drive to Ottumwa. 5 h 26 min $38. From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Burlington airport, taxi to Burlington Amtrak, then train to Ottumwa. 5 h 56 min $115. From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Des Moines airport, taxi to Des Moines, IA, bus to Monroe, IA, then bus to Ottumwa. 6 h 48 min $362. From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Cedar Rapids airport, bus to Mt. Pleasant, IL, then bus to Ottumwa. 7 h 16 min $369. From Jackson-Blue subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Peoria airport, taxi to Peoria, IL, bus to Galesburg Amtrak, then train to Ottumwa. 8 h 5 min $380.