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There are 8 ways to get from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF) to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, 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.

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Fly to Chicago O'Hare

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)

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Fly to Chicago Midway

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Chicago Midway (MDW)

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Fly to Milwaukee, bus

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Milwaukee (MKE)
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to O'Hare Term 1,2,3

Fly to South Bend, train

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to South Bend (SBN)
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.

Fly to Madison, bus

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Madison (MSN)
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to Chicago - OHare Airport

Fly to Peoria, bus

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Peoria (PIA)
  2. Take the bus from Peoria to Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport

Fly to Kalamazoo, train

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Kalamazoo (AZO)
  2. Take the train from Kalamazoo to Chicago Union Station

Fly to Bloomington, train

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Bloomington (BMI)
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal to Chicago Union Station

Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) flights

The flight time between Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) and Chicago O'Hare (ORD) is around 10h 33m and covers a distance of around 2953 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 10m. Services are operated by Icelandair, United Airlines, Air Canada and others. Typically 74 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

74 Weekly Planes
10h 33m Average Duration
$216 Cheapest Price
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Iceland → United States
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International entry into United States from Iceland

  • Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of Iceland
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into United States from Iceland

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Iceland
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to citizens of: United States
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
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Rules to follow in United States

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Considerations leaving from Iceland

There are no current restrictions

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Iceland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, returning to Iceland from United States is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF) to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly, which costs $300 - $800 and takes 10h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF) to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $370 - $900 and takes 6h 35m.

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The distance between Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF) and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 2953 miles.

It takes approximately 6h 35m to fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The quickest flight from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 35m.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 5h behind Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF). It is currently 1:25 PM in Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF) and 8:25 AM in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

Icelandair, United Airlines, Air Canada and Delta offer flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 307+ hotels available in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF) to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 2952.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF), Iceland and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA?

Icelandair, United Airlines and five other airlines fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF) to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) every 2 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Milwaukee via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to South Bend via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to South Bend via Montreal, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to South Bend via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Madison via Newark
Ave. Duration
15h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Madison via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Madison via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Peoria via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Peoria via Montreal, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Peoria via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Milwaukee via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Milwaukee via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
13h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Milwaukee via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
14h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to South Bend via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Madison via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Madison via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Madison via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
14h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Kalamazoo via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Kalamazoo via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Bloomington via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Bloomington via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Peoria via Boston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Kalamazoo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Kalamazoo via Boston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 54m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Kalamazoo via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Kalamazoo via Montreal, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 54m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Kalamazoo via Minneapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 24m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Bloomington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Bloomington via Montreal, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 54m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Bloomington via Boston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 54m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Bloomington via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Bloomington via Minneapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 24m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago Midway via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago Midway via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago Midway via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Milwaukee via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Seniors, Disabled, Military
$6 - $8
Adults 14-64
$13 - $15
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kalamazoo to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Bloomington-Normal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Wisconsin Coach Lines
Phone
+1 262-671-2538
Email
wisconsincoach@coachusa.com
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to O'Hare Term 1,2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $30
Schedules at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Book at
coachusa.com
Child 5-12
$10 - $15
Adult
$21 - $30
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to Chicago - OHare Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusa.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Phone
+1 800-448-0572
Email
ticketsales@peoriacharter.com
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Peoria to Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com

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