There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Paris by train, car, bus 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.

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Train, drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Illini / ...
  2. Drive from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak to Paris

$39 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Champaign, Il 1163 / ...
  2. Drive from Urbana Meijer to Paris

$27 - $57

6 alternative options

Train, drive via Urbana Meijer  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Illini / ...
  2. Drive from Urbana Meijer to Paris

$40 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Paris 201.5 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Champaign, drive  •  3 h 55 min

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

$118 - $444

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Decatur, drive  •  4 h 51 min

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

$59 - $81

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis Airport to Terre Haute, IN

$155 - $335

Fly Chicago Midway to Indianapolis, bus  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis Airport to Terre Haute, IN

$170 - $384

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Chicago to Paris, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Champaign Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Paris is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Chicago to Paris.

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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Champaign Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Paris. 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 .

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Paris.
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  • Distance: 157.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

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 Champaign-Urbana Amtrak then take the drive to Paris. Alternatively, you can take the train to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak, take the walk to Illinois Terminal, take the line 2 bus to Urbana Meijer, then take the drive to Paris.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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 Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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