There are 10 ways to get from Orlando to Chicago by plane, 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 Orlando to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MCO - MDW

$107 - $610

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  25 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago

$77 - $147

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Fly Orlando to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MCO - ORD

$87 - $471

Bus to Tampa, fly to Chicago Midway  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) TPA - MDW

$121 - $790

Bus to Tampa, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TPA - ORD

$121 - $891

Bus to Jacksonville, fly to Chicago Midway  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
  2. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Chicago Midway (MDW) JAX - MDW

$216 - $653

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Atlanta, Ga 1154 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Chicago, Il 1196 / ...

$116 - $292

Train  •  36 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited

$222 - $657

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  41 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Cardinal

$242 - $694

Drive  •  19 h

  1. Drive from Orlando to Chicago 1159.4 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Orlando to Chicago is to bus which costs $75 - $150 and takes 25 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orlando to Chicago is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $100 - $650.

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The distance between Orlando and Chicago is 1587 km. The road distance is 1855 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Orlando to Chicago, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orlando to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Orlando, Fl and arriving at Chicago, Il via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Orlando to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Orlando Amtrak and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak via Washington Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Orlando, FL, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Orlando to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orlando to Chicago via Atlanta, Ga in around 24 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Tampa to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Tampa to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Tampa to Chicago Midway via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Tampa to Chicago Midway via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Tampa to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,800
Flights from Jacksonville to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Jacksonville to Chicago Midway via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Jacksonville to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Jacksonville to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Orlando to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Tampa to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,100
Flights from Tampa to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,100
Flights from Jacksonville to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Orlando to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Orlando to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,000
Flights from Tampa to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,000
Flights from Tampa to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Orlando to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Orlando Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Orlando Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$480 - $700
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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