There are 6 ways to get from Oklahoma City to Chicago by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

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Fly to Chicago Midway  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Oklahoma City (OKC) to Chicago Midway (MDW) OKC - MDW

$134 - $280

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Bus  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Chicago, Il 1364

$75 - $200

4 alternative options

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Oklahoma City (OKC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) OKC - ORD

$114 - $231

Night bus, train  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oklahoma City Amtrak to Newton Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Newton Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief

$90 - $260

Train  •  28 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Oklahoma City Amtrak to Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center Heartland Flyer
  2. Take the train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station Texas Eagle

$172 - $491

Drive  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Oklahoma City to Chicago 798.6 miles

$75 - $120

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oklahoma City, Ok and arriving at Chicago, Il. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oklahoma City to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from Oklahoma City Amtrak and arriving at Chicago Union Station via Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 34 min.

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The distance between Oklahoma City and Chicago is 696 miles. The road distance is 798.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Oklahoma City to Chicago without a car is to night bus and train which takes 16 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Oklahoma City to Chicago, including transfers.

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Oklahoma City to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Oklahoma City, Ok station.

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Oklahoma City to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Oklahoma City Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Oklahoma City to Chicago is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 28 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Oklahoma City Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Oklahoma City to Chicago bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Chicago, Il station.

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Map of how to get from Oklahoma City to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 696.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Oklahoma City, OK, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Oklahoma City to Chicago every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Oklahoma City to Chicago hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $200 and the journey takes 19 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oklahoma City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Oklahoma City to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Oklahoma City to Chicago Midway via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Oklahoma City to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Oklahoma City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
Flights from Oklahoma City to Chicago O'Hare via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Oklahoma City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oklahoma City to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Oklahoma City to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $440
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newton Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Train from Oklahoma City Amtrak to Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus 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
Night bus from Oklahoma City Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 Oklahoma City, Ok to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200

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Oklahoma City to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oklahoma City to Chicago is 799 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 47 min to drive from Oklahoma City to Chicago.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Oklahoma City Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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Book your Oklahoma City to Chicago bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Oklahoma City to Oklahoma City Airport is to line 801 bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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