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There are 5 ways to get from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Dubuque  •  1h 15m

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

$399 - $1,934

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Bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Dubuque, Ia to Chicago, Il Btw1486

$46 - $62

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Bus to Waterloo, fly  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Dubuque, Ia to Waterloo, Ia
  2. Fly from Waterloo (ALO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) ALO - ORD

$106 - $293

Bus via Madison  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Dubuque, IA to Madison 121
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Chicago - OHare Airport

$53 - $59

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 166.3 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $390 - $2,000 and takes 1h 15m.

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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 - OHare Airport via Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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The distance between Dubuque and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 147 miles. The road distance is 166.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to bus which takes 5h 18m and costs $45 - $65.

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

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Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by Lamers Bus Lines, depart from Dubuque, IA station.

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The best way to get from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 1h 15m and costs $390 - $2,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $65 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Dubuque Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, arrive at Chicago - OHare Airport station.

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  • Distance: 146.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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) once daily. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Dubuque, Ia to Chicago, Il once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Waterloo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Dubuque, Ia to Waterloo, Ia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Dubuque, Ia to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Dubuque, IA to Madison
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
golamers.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Dutch Mill P&R to Chicago - OHare Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 166 miles. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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

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There are 430+ hotels available in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dubuque to Dubuque Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $28 - $35.

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