There are 4 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Michigan City, IN Midway-Notre Dame
  2. Take the bus from Michigan City, IN to Fort Wayne, IN Chicago

$38 - $66

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Train, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Elkhart Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Elkhart, IN to Ft Wayne, IN Chicago

$55 - $99

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne 162.2 miles

$15 - $23

Subway, fly  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Fort Wayne (FWA) ORD - FWA

$119 - $304

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne. However, there are services departing from Chicago Midway Airport and arriving at Coldwater Rd. across from Northeast Dr. via Michigan City, IN and Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Fort Wayne is 144 miles. The road distance is 162.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne, including transfers.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Chicago Midway Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Fort Wayne Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Fort Wayne, IN station.

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Fort Wayne is 1 h ahead of Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). It is currently 1:39 PM in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and 2:39 PM in Fort Wayne.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne is 162 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Fort Wayne Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne.
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  • Distance: 143.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Fort Wayne, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Fort Wayne via Michigan City, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, and Central Station in around 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Elkhart Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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There are 48+ hotels available in Fort Wayne. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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