There are 8 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg by train, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$37 - $94

7 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Peoria Southbound
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak 1401

$68 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

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

$18 - $27

Fly to Peoria, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$218 - $499

Fly to Moline, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$219 - $464

Fly to Burlington, train  •  5 h 3 min

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

$99 - $140

Fly to Bloomington, bus  •  5 h 40 min

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

$137 - $529

Fly to Springfield, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 38 min

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

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 Chicago O'Hare T5, Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport, Peoria, and Peoria, IL in around 6 h 23 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
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
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
50 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
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 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 Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg?

The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Galesburg is 238 km. The road distance is 305 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg?

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

Is there a direct bus between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Galesburg?

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport and arriving at Galesburg Amtrak via Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport and Peoria, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

How long does it take to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Galesburg?

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