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

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Fly  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Lexington (LEX) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LEX - ORD

$203 - $640

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh 1104 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Chicago, Il 4970

$72 - $151

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station

$118 - $276

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY Lexington
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Chicago, IL Louisville

$105 - $226

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 394.1 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Lexington and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 332 miles. The road distance is 394.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 1 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Lexington Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 1 h behind Lexington. It is currently 9:27 AM in Lexington and 8:27 AM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

Yes, the driving distance between Lexington to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 394 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to drive from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Lexington Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 256+ hotels available in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lexington to Lexington Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 331.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) via Lexington, Ky, Cincinnati, Oh, Chicago, Il, and UIC-Halsted in around 9 h 37 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak 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
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 Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $100
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Book at
hoosierride.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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