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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base by plane, car, bus, taxi or train

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Columbia, drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Columbia (COU) ORD - COU
  2. Drive from Columbia to Whiteman Air Force Base

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Fly Chicago Midway to Kansas City, bus, taxi  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Kansas City (MCI) MDW - MCI
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Warrensburg, MO
  3. Take a taxi from Warrensburg, MO to Whiteman Air Force Base

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Springfield, drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SGF) ORD - SGF
  2. Drive from Springfield to Whiteman Air Force Base

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City, bus, taxi  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kansas City (MCI) ORD - MCI
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Warrensburg, MO
  3. Take a taxi from Warrensburg, MO to Whiteman Air Force Base

Train  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Kansas City to Warrensburg Amtrak Station Missouri River Runner

Bus  •  14h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to St Louis
  2. Take the bus from St Louis to Kansas City
  3. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Warrensburg, MO 121

Drive  •  8h 16m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base 474.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base is to fly and drive which costs $130 - $240 and takes 4h 53m.

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The distance between Chicago and Whiteman Air Force Base is 383 miles. The road distance is 474.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base without a car is to train which takes 9h 47m and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base is to train which takes 9h 47m and costs $130 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $200 and takes 14h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Columbia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 22m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base is 474 miles. It takes approximately 8h 16m to drive from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base.

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

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base.
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  • Distance: 382.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Whiteman Air Force Base, MO, USA?

You can take a train from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base via Kansas City and Warrensburg Amtrak Station in around 9h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Whiteman Air Force Base via St Louis, Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, and Warrensburg, MO in around 14h 23m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Columbia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Kansas City to Warrensburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Warrensburg, MO
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Book at
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 Chicago to St Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from St Louis to Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80
Other operators
Taxi from Warrensburg, MO to Whiteman Air Force Base
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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