There are 6 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 49 bus, train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 49 bus from Western Orange Line Station to Western & Grand 49 / ...
  2. Take the train from Western Ave to Elgin Md-W

$11 - $15

5 alternative options

Airport SuperSaver, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Chicago Midway Airport to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport Midway-O'hare
  2. Take the bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Elgin Transportation Center 603

$17 - $30

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin 41.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin 41.4 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  51 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago Midway Airport to Elgin 41.4 miles

$140 - $200

Uber  •  51 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin 41.4 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 51 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Elgin is 33 miles. The road distance is 41.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin without a car is to line 49 bus and train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $11 - $15.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin is 41 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Elgin. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin via Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport, O'Hare, Rosemont, and Rosemont CTA Station in around 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Western Ave to Elgin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
airportsupersaver.com
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Elgin Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
UberXL
$90 - $120
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$160 - $200
Black SUV
$190 - $250
Taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Elgin
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport to Elgin
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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