There are 9 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg by train, bus, car, subway or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via LaSalle/Van Buren  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak Southwest Chief / ...

$37 - $94

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Train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from LaGrange Road Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak Carl Sandburg / ...

$39 - $89

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Champaign - Illinois Terminal Chicago Area to Champaing SOUTH
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Galesburg Amtrak 1401

$55 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg 190.6 miles

$18 - $27

Subway, fly to Peoria, bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  3. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$209 - $490

Subway, fly to Moline, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI
  3. Take the bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$210 - $455

Fly to Burlington, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Burlington (BRL) ORD - BRL
  2. Take the train from Burlington Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak

$90 - $131

Subway, fly to Bloomington, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI
  3. Take the bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$128 - $520

Fly to Springfield, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) ORD - SPI
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Springfield, IL to Galesburg, IL

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Galesburg is 149 miles. The road distance is 190.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg. However, there are services departing from Chicago Midway Airport and arriving at Galesburg Amtrak via Champaign, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $35 - $95.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, depart from O'Hare station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg.
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  • Distance: 149 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg via Champaign - Illinois Terminal and Champaign, IL in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from LaGrange Road Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Burlington Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Champaign - Illinois Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Amtrak

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