There are 5 ways to get from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly from Springfield  •  1h 17m

  1. Fly from Springfield (SPI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SPI - ORD

$131 - $343

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Springfield, IL to Peoria Citylink Tranist 5522
  2. Take the bus from Peoria to Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport Northbound

$30 - $40

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Taxi to Decatur, fly  •  1h 55m

  1. Take a taxi from Springfield to Decatur
  2. Fly from Decatur (DEC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DEC - ORD

$160 - $200

Train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Lincoln Service / ...

$37 - $54

Drive  •  3h 30m

  1. Drive from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 203.7 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $130 - $350 and takes 1h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, there are services departing from Springfield, IL and arriving at Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport via Peoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Springfield station to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, there are services departing from Springfield Amtrak Station and arriving at O'Hare via Clinton-Blue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Springfield and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 177 miles. The road distance is 203.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) without a car is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Springfield, IL station.

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Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Springfield Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 176.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 17m

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

United Airlines flies from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 43m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Decatur to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Springfield, IL to Peoria Citylink Tranist
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Peoria to Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Taxi from Springfield to Decatur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
King's Taxi
Phone
+1-217-206-0253
Website
kings-taxi.business.site

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The best way to get from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 1h 17m and costs $130 - $350. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4h 42m, you could also Amtrak Thruway and bus, which costs $30 - $40 and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Springfield Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, arrive at Terminal 2 O'Hare Intl Airport station.

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Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).

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United Airlines offers flights from Springfield Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 308+ hotels available in Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Springfield to Springfield Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $11 - $14.

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