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There are 6 ways to get from Evansville to Chicago by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Evansville (EVV) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) EVV - ORD

$186 - $683

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Evansville, In to Chicago, Il 1162

$50 - $130

4 alternative options

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Evansville, IN to Indianapolis, IN Memphis / ...
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, IL Louisville / ...

$77 - $108

Bus, train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Evansville, IN to Indianapolis, IN Memphis / ...
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Hoosier State / ...

$82 - $153

Bus, train via St Louis, Mo  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Evansville, In to St Louis, Mo 1162 / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station Lincoln Service / ...

$74 - $183

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Evansville to Chicago 342.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Evansville to Chicago is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Evansville to Chicago is to fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Evansville, In and arriving at Chicago, Il. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Evansville and Chicago is 271 miles. The road distance is 342.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Evansville to Chicago without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Evansville to Chicago, including transfers.

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Evansville to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Evansville, In station.

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The best way to get from Evansville to Chicago is to fly which takes 2 h 27 min and costs $180 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $110 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Evansville Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 27 min.

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Evansville to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Chicago, Il station.

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  • Distance: 271.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Evansville, IN, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Evansville to Chicago every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Evansville to Chicago via Indianapolis, IN in around 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Evansville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Evansville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
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
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
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Evansville, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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hoosierride.com
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 Evansville, In to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Evansville, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Evansville to Chicago is 343 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to drive from Evansville to Chicago.

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

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There are 607+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Evansville to Evansville Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $23 - $28.

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