There are 6 ways to get from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) IND - ORD

$67 - $212

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Indianapolis to Chicago

$23 - $37

4 alternative options

Fly to Chicago Midway, subway  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago Midway (MDW) IND - MDW
  2. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to O'Hare

$86 - $271

Bus, subway  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the subway from UIC-Halsted to O'Hare

$39 - $75

Train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Hoosier State / ...

$43 - $103

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 199.8 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $65 - $220 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 179 miles. The road distance is 199.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) hourly. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from Jackson-Blue to O'Hare
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from UIC-Halsted to O'Hare
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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