There are 6 ways to get from Paducah to Chicago by plane, car, bus or train

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 from Paducah  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Paducah (PAH) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PAH - ORD

$126 - $373

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Paducah, Ky to Chicago, Il 1158

$53 - $129

4 alternative options

Drive to Cape Girardeau, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Paducah to Cape Girardeau
  2. Fly from Cape Girardeau (CGI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CGI - ORD

$86 - $407

Bus, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale 4700 / ...
  2. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak City Of New Orleans / ...

$72 - $184

Bus, train via Homewood  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale 4700 / ...
  2. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak Illini / ...

$74 - $177

Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Paducah to Chicago 375.8 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Paducah, KY, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

United Airlines flies from Paducah to Chicago twice daily. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Paducah to Chicago every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 11 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Paducah to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Cape Girardeau to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Cape Girardeau to Chicago O'Hare via Quincy
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Carbondale Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Carbondale Amtrak to Homewood Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Paducah, Ky to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Paducah to Chicago?

The distance between Paducah and Chicago is 539 km. The road distance is 601 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Paducah to Chicago?

The cheapest way to get from Paducah to Chicago is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Paducah to Chicago?

The quickest way to get from Paducah to Chicago is to fly which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $120 - $380.

How long does it take to get from Paducah to Chicago?

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Paducah to Chicago, including transfers.