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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Washington/Wabash Orange Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Arlington Heights Up-Nw

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus, line 330 bus, line 250 bus, train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Midway Orange Line Station to Archer & Nottingham 62H
  2. Take the line 330 bus from Archer/Harlem to O'Hare Airport Kiss-n-Fly 330
  3. Take the line 250 bus from O'Hare Airport Kiss-n-Fly to Des Plaines Metra 250
  4. Take the train from Des Plaines to Arlington Heights

$8 - $10

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights 35.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights 35.8 miles

$3 - $6

Shuttle  •  43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Arlington Heights

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago Midway Airport to Arlington Heights 35.8 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights 35.8 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 43 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Arlington Heights is 24 miles. The road distance is 35.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs $10 - $15.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights is 36 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights.

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There are 213+ hotels available in Arlington Heights. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Arlington Heights, IL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights. However, you can take the subway to Washington/Wabash, take the walk to Madison & State, take the line 19 bus to Madison & Clinton, take the walk to Chicago OTC, then take the train to Arlington Heights. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights via Archer & Nottingham, Archer/Harlem, O'Hare Airport Kiss-n-Fly, Des Plaines Metra, and Des Plaines in around 3 h 6 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Arlington Heights
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Des Plaines to Arlington Heights
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Archer/Harlem to O'Hare Airport Kiss-n-Fly
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from O'Hare Airport Kiss-n-Fly to Des Plaines Metra
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from Chicago Midway Airport to Arlington Heights
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport to Arlington Heights
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Private
$130 - $190
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
UberXL
$80 - $100
Select
$85 - $110
Black
$140 - $180
Black SUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Arlington Heights
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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