How to get from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)

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Recommended option

Fly Louisville to Chicago O'Hare  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SDF - ORD

$102 - $233

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Chicago, Il 1188 / ...

$35 - $84

7 alternative options

Bus to Lexington, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY
  2. Fly from Lexington (LEX) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LEX - ORD

$219 - $660

Bus to Covington, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
  2. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CVG - ORD

$73 - $358

Fly Louisville to Chicago Midway  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Chicago Midway (MDW) SDF - MDW

$165 - $262

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Chicago

$39 - $61

Bus, train  •  9 h 41 min

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

$55 - $127

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Chicago, IL 0358

$55 - $96

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 315.5 miles

$30 - $45

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Lexington to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Covington to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice 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
Hoosier Ride
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Louisville and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 452 km. The road distance is 505 km.

The cheapest way to get from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $100 - $240.

It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.