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

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

Train, taxi  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Mattoon Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Mattoon Amtrak to Paris

$148 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1351 / ...
  2. Drive from Silver & Vawter to Paris

$26 - $55

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Paris 201.5 miles

$19 - $29

Fly to Champaign, drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI
  2. Drive from Champaign to Paris

$118 - $444

Fly to Decatur, drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Decatur (DEC) ORD - DEC
  2. Drive from Decatur to Paris

$59 - $81

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Paris is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Paris is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Paris is 157 miles. The road distance is 201.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Chicago to Paris, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Paris. However, you can take the train to Mattoon Amtrak then take the taxi to Paris. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Champaign, Il, take the walk to Illinois Terminal, take the line 2 bus to Silver & Vawter, then take the drive to Paris.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Mattoon Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Other operators
Taxi from Mattoon Amtrak to Paris
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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