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There are 8 ways to get from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Taxi to Indianapolis, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  2h 13m

  1. Take a taxi from Columbus to Indianapolis
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) IND - ORD

$214 - $386

Cheapest option

Drive to Covington, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3h 8m

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

$64 - $333

6 alternative options

Taxi to Indianapolis, fly to Chicago Midway  •  3h 22m

  1. Take a taxi from Columbus to Indianapolis
  2. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago Midway (MDW) IND - MDW

$233 - $445

Taxi, bus Megabus  •  6h 38m

  1. Take a taxi from Columbus to Madison Ave & Orchard Ln
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Chicago

$119 - $151

Taxi, bus Suburban Express  •  6h 57m

  1. Take a taxi from Columbus to Bloomington, IN - Indiana University McNutt
  2. Take the bus from Bloomington, IN - Indiana University McNutt to Oakbrook. IL - Mall 520iu

$131 - $159

Taxi, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take a taxi from Columbus to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Hoosier State / ...

$166 - $251

Taxi, bus Hoosier Ride  •  7h 30m

  1. Take a taxi from Columbus to Rural King Greenwood
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, IL Louisville / ...

$134 - $174

Drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 246 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to taxi and fly which costs $210 - $390 and takes 2h 13m.

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The distance between Columbus and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 219 miles. The road distance is 246 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 6h 38m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Indianapolis Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 1h behind Columbus. It is currently 4:31 AM in Columbus and 3:31 AM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 246 miles. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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

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There are 261+ hotels available in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 219.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

There is no direct connection from Columbus to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, you can take the taxi to Indianapolis airport then fly to Chicago O'Hare. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Covington airport then fly to Chicago O'Hare.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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 Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h
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
Megabus
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Bloomington, IN - Indiana University McNutt to Oakbrook. IL - Mall
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Columbus to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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