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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  1h 40m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Cleveland (CLE) MDW - CLE

$122 - $470

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Megabus  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the Megabus from Chicago, IL to Cleveland

$34 - $50

4 alternative options

Subway to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the subway from Midway to LaSalle/Van Buren
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Cleveland (CLE) ORD - CLE

$117 - $492

Train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station Capitol Limited / ...

$57 - $154

Bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Cleveland, Oh 1620 / ...

$42 - $64

Drive  •  5h 42m

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland 345.5 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland is to Megabus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 8h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland is to fly which costs $120 - $470 and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) station to Cleveland. However, there are services departing from Midway Orange Line Station and arriving at Cleveland via Cicero & 24th Place Terminal and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 56m.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Cleveland is 315 miles. The road distance is 345.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland without a car is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs $55 - $160.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland, including transfers.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland is to fly which takes 1h 40m and costs $120 - $470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $160 and takes 7h 41m, you could also Megabus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 8h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Cleveland station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland.
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  • Distance: 314.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Cleveland, OH, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $100

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More Questions & Answers

Cleveland is 1h ahead of Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). It is currently 9:34 AM in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and 10:34 AM in Cleveland.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland is 346 miles. It takes approximately 5h 42m to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Cleveland.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Cleveland. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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