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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Tulsa by plane, car, bus or train

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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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Tulsa  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Tulsa (TUL) ORD - TUL

$186 - $399

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Bus  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Tulsa, Ok 1351 / ...

$70 - $180

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Fly Chicago Midway to Tulsa  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Tulsa (TUL) MDW - TUL

$196 - $508

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Fayetteville, drive  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fayetteville (XNA) ORD - XNA
  2. Drive from Fayetteville to Tulsa

$192 - $450

Fly Chicago Midway to Oklahoma City, bus  •  7h 39m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Oklahoma City (OKC) MDW - OKC
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City Airport, OK to Tulsa, OK

$152 - $314

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Oklahoma City, bus  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Oklahoma City (OKC) ORD - OKC
  2. Take the bus from Oklahoma City Airport, OK to Tulsa, OK

$132 - $265

Train, bus  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Tulsa, Ok 7325

$106 - $266

Drive  •  11h 13m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Tulsa 694.2 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Tulsa is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Tulsa is to fly which costs $180 - $400 and takes 5h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Tulsa, Ok. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between Chicago and Tulsa is 601 miles. The road distance is 694.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Tulsa without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 28m and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Chicago to Tulsa, including transfers.

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Chicago to Tulsa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Tulsa is to fly which takes 5h 16m and costs $180 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $180 and takes 15h.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Tulsa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 3m.

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Chicago to Tulsa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tulsa, Ok station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Tulsa.
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  • Distance: 601.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Tulsa, OK, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Tulsa every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Tulsa 5 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $180 and the journey takes 15h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oklahoma City
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oklahoma City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oklahoma City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oklahoma City via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Oklahoma City via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tulsa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tulsa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Oklahoma City
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Oklahoma City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tulsa
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Oklahoma City
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Oklahoma City via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Oklahoma City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $440
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Oklahoma City Airport, OK to Tulsa, OK
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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jeffersonlines.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Tulsa, Ok
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Chicago, Il to Tulsa, Ok
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Tulsa is 694 miles. It takes approximately 11h 13m to drive from Chicago to Tulsa.

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

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Book your Chicago to Tulsa bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Tulsa. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs $2 - $5.

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