Directions from Chicago to University of Kentucky

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  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lexington (LEX) ORD - LEX

$173 - $606

Cheapest option

Bus Amtrak  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Louisville, KY 8250 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY 0364

$23 - $29

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Cincinnati, OH
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$88 - $187

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY 0360

$52 - $72

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Cincinnati, Oh 4511
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1179 / ...

$48 - $116

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to University of Kentucky 372.7 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and University of Kentucky, KY, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Chicago to University of Kentucky every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to University of Kentucky via Louisville, KY, 8th @ Jefferson, Liberty @ Clay, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY, Walmart @ Northpark, Stanton Way @ Shell Service Station, and Transit Center in around 11 h 14 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and University of Kentucky is 504 km. The road distance is 596 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to University of Kentucky is to bus which costs $22 - $29 and takes 13 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago to University of Kentucky is to fly which takes 4 h 39 min and costs $170 - $650.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to University of Kentucky. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Transit Center via 8th @ Jefferson, Louisville, KY, Walmart @ Northpark and Stanton Way @ Shell Service Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Chicago to University of Kentucky, including transfers.