How to travel from Chicago to Omaha, NE

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Travel Information from Chicago to Omaha, NE

distanceDistance429 miles (692 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $126 (€113) • 1 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnited or Amtrak

Travel 429 miles (692 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Omaha, NE from Chicago. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to Omaha, NE.

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There are 4 travel options from Chicago to Omaha, NE: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Omaha, NE from Chicago is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Omaha, NE:

A ferry is $304 (€272) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Chicago to Omaha, NE costing on average $304 (€272).

A ferry is generally $126 (€113) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $126 (€113) from Chicago to Omaha, NE.

A ferry is generally $111 (€99) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $111 (€99) from Chicago to Omaha, NE.

The fastest way from Chicago to Omaha, NE is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 26 min.

There are alternative travel options to Omaha, NE that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Omaha, NE by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 55 min.

The distance is approximately 429 miles (692 km) from Chicago to Omaha, NE.

The average frequency per day from Chicago to Omaha, NE is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Omaha, NE from Chicago as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Chicago to Omaha, NE:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chicago to Omaha, NE, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with United for flights to Omaha, NE. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for United Chicago to Omaha, NE tickets on Omio for $126 (€113).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Omaha, NE by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Chicago to Omaha, NE tickets on Omio for $111 (€99).
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Chicago to Omaha, NE often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, New York City or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Chicago and Omaha, NE itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Omaha, NE and any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from Chicago to Omaha, NE, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $304 (€272) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost on average $126 (€113) one way.
    • Ferry tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $111 (€99) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Chicago to Omaha, NE online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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