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There are 8 ways to get from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by train, plane, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Champaign, fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Effingham Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
  2. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CMI - ORD

$156 - $507

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Effingham Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...
  2. Take the train from Homewood to Van Buren St. Me

$47 - $104

6 alternative options

Drive to Springfield, fly  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Effingham to Springfield
  2. Fly from Springfield (SPI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SPI - ORD

$94 - $353

Bus to St. Louis, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Effingham, Il to St Louis, Mo
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) STL - ORD

$114 - $295

Train, bus to Decatur, fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Effingham Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il
  3. Fly from Decatur (DEC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DEC - ORD

$106 - $165

Train, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Effingham Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport

$58 - $95

Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Effingham, Il to Champaign, Il 1500
  2. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH

$51 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 227.1 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to train and fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Effingham and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 201 miles. The road distance is 227.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $45 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to train which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $45 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $80 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Champaign Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 227 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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

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There are 264+ hotels available in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 201.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) via Homewood Amtrak, Homewood, Van Buren St., and Jackson-Blue in around 5 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Effingham to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) via Effingham, Il, Champaign, Il, and Champaign - Illinois Terminal in around 6 h 23 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago O'Hare via Decatur
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Decatur to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
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 Effingham Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Effingham Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Homewood to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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.

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 Effingham, Il to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Champaign, Il to Decatur, Il
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Effingham, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Illini Shuttle
Website
illinishuttle.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
illinishuttle.com
Book at
busline.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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