There are 12 ways to get from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Fly Covington to Chicago O'Hare  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CVG - ORD

$57 - $322

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Bus Megabus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Chicago

$30 - $44

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Bus to Dayton, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DAY - ORD

$146 - $267

Bus to Lexington, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
  2. Fly from Lexington (LEX) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LEX - ORD

$212 - $665

Bus to Indianapolis, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) IND - ORD

$79 - $234

Fly Covington to Chicago Midway, subway  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Chicago Midway (MDW) CVG - MDW
  2. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to O'Hare

$146 - $661

Fly Cincinnati to Chicago Midway, subway  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Cincinnati (LUK) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LUK - MDW
  2. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to O'Hare

$33 - $221

Fly Covington to Milwaukee, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Milwaukee (MKE) CVG - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport

$152 - $787

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Chicago, Il 4970

$35 - $84

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Indianapolis, IN Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, IL Louisville / ...

$55 - $91

Bus, train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Hoosier State / ...

$54 - $127

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 307.6 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to bus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $55 - $330 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 267 miles. The road distance is 307.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 2 h 48 min and costs $55 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Covington Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 1 h behind Cincinnati. It is currently 6:15 AM in Cincinnati and 5:15 AM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

Yes, the driving distance between Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 308 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Covington Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 266.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Cincinnati to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Covington to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Covington to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Dayton to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Covington to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Covington to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Cincinnati to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$27 - $210
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once 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

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 Cincinnati, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from University of Cincinnati to Chicago
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
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There are 250+ hotels available in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Covington Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $2.

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