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There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, train, bus, subway or car

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Fly Newark to Chicago O'Hare  •  4h

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) EWR - ORD

$51 - $161

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Train to White Plains, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) HPN - ORD

$42 - $292

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Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LGA - ORD

$45 - $160

Fly New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) JFK - ORD

$86 - $231

Bus to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Franklin & Varick to Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) ABE - ORD

$78 - $473

Fly New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway, subway  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) LGA - MDW
  2. Take the subway from Clark/Lake to O'Hare

$129 - $2,520

Bus via 86 St  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago Nyc

$57 - $113

Bus  •  17h 39m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL

$96 - $127

Train  •  20h 5m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited

$103 - $144

Drive  •  13h 29m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 815.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $45 - $160 and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $45 - $160 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, there are services departing from Midtown NYC and arriving at Chicago - OHare Airport via New York, Archer & Red Line Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 39m.

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It is 731 miles from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). It is approximately 815.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to bus via 86 St which takes 17h 18m and costs $55 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by D&W Bus, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 4h and costs $50 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus via 86 St, which costs $55 - $120 and takes 17h 18m, you could also train, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 20h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 29m.

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Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by D&W Bus, arrive at Chicago, IL station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 730.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 15h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Covington
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from White Plains to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Chicago O'Hare via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$8 - $11
Onboard Off-Peak
$16
At Station Peak
$11 - $14
Onboard-Peak
$18 - $20
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Franklin & Varick to Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 1h behind Manhattan. It is currently 7:58 PM in Manhattan and 6:58 PM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 816 miles. It takes approximately 13h 29m to drive from Manhattan to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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

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