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There are 6 ways to get from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  1h 52m

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FWA - ORD

$86 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus / ...

$45 - $81

4 alternative options

Fly to Chicago Midway  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) FWA - MDW

$179 - $944

Bus Barons Bus  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus-Chicago

$46 - $67

Bus, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN Columbus
  2. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...

$77 - $124

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago 165.3 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago is to fly which costs $85 - $260 and takes 1h 52m.

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The distance between Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) and Chicago is 141 miles. The road distance is 165.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago without a car is to bus which takes 4h 2m and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago is to fly which takes 1h 52m and costs $85 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $85 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Chicago is 1h behind Fort Wayne Airport (FWA). It is currently 9:21 PM in Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) and 8:21 PM in Chicago.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago is 165 miles. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago.

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

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 141.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

What companies run services between Fort Wayne Airport (FWA), USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago every 4 hours. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Fort Wayne Airport (FWA) to Chicago twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 50m. Barons Bus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
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 Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com

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