There are 4 ways to get from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Dubuque (DBQ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DBQ - ORD

$182 - $388

Cheapest option

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubuque, IA to Chicago Cumberland Ave, IL 1486

$39 - $55

2 alternative options

Bus Vangalder Bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubuque, IA to Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride 121
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport

$54 - $59

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 166.5 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $180 - $390 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Dubuque and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 147 miles. The road distance is 166.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, there are services departing from Dubuque, IA and arriving at Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport via Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 166 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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Map of how to get from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 146.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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

American Airlines flies from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 4 times a day. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Dubuque, IA to Madison, WI – Dutchmill Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com

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