There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Sioux City by plane, bus, train or car

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 to Sioux City  •  3 h 24 min

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

$196 - $1,635

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux City, IA 502

$85 - $132

3 alternative options

Fly to Sioux Falls, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux Falls (FSD) ORD - FSD
  2. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Sioux City, IA

$210 - $526

Train, bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Ottumwa Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Ottumwa, IA to Omaha, NE
  3. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux City, IA 502

$116 - $222

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Sioux City 533.2 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Sioux City is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Sioux City is to fly which costs $190 - $1,700 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Sioux City is 454 miles. The road distance is 533.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Chicago to Sioux City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Sioux City. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Sioux City, IA via Omaha, NE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Sioux City, IA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Chicago to Sioux City twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Sioux City via Omaha, NE in around 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux City
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
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 Ottumwa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Sioux City, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux City, IA
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Ottumwa, IA to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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