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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 14 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station California Zephyr / ...

$37 - $94

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Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from La Grange Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak Station Carl Sandburg / ...

$39 - $89

Bus  •  6 h 40 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 1401 / ...

$54 - $75

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 7 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

$204 - $482

Subway, fly to Moline, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 45 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 Amtrak Thruway from Moline to Galesburg

Fly to Burlington, train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$90 - $131

Fly to Springfield, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 31 min

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

Subway, fly to Bloomington, bus  •  6 h 50 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

$123 - $515

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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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 via Champaign, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 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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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Galesburg 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 14 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 38 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 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
49 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

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 Galesburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 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 La Grange Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak Station
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 Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station
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
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
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burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Bloomington/Normal, IL to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Moline to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Springfield, IL to Galesburg, IL
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg is 191 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg.

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

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There are nine+ hotels available in Galesburg. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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