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

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  3h 46m

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

$142 - $678

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Bus  •  15h

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

$75 - $110

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  5h 26m

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

$302 - $1,228

Train, bus  •  12h 54m

  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

$88 - $124

Drive  •  11h 13m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Tulsa 693.8 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 $140 - $700 and takes 3h 46m.

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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 693.8 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 54m and costs $85 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m 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 3h 46m and costs $140 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $110 and takes 15h.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Tulsa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 52m.

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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: 3h 46m

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Tulsa every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago, Il to Tulsa, Ok 5 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 15h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tulsa
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tulsa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Tulsa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Tulsa
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
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 Kansas City, Mo to Tulsa, Ok
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Chicago, Il to Tulsa, Ok
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170

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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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There are 163+ hotels available in Tulsa. 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 43 min and costs $2 - $5.

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