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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kalamazoo Amtrak Station Wolverine / ...

$32 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Kalamazoo, MI 5509 / 5534 / ...

$22 - $52

5 alternative options

Line 62 bus, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Archer & Cicero to Dearborn & Madison 62
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi 5508 / ...

$24 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo 147.6 miles

$14 - $21

Fly Chicago Midway to Grand Rapids, line 6 bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Grand Rapids (GRR) MDW - GRR
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Central Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI

Subway to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Kalamazoo  •  4 h 8 min

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

$176 - $481

Fly Chicago O'Hare to South Bend, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to South Bend (SBN) ORD - SBN
  2. Take the bus from South Bend, IN to Kalamazoo, MI

$316 - $638

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo. However, there are services departing from Archer & Cicero and arriving at Kalamazoo, Mi via Madison & Dearborn/State and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Kalamazoo is 117 miles. The road distance is 147.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo, including transfers.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Archer & Cicero station.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $30 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $55 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Grand Rapids Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Kalamazoo, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo.
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  • Distance: 116.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Kalamazoo, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo 4 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min. Indian Trails also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
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 Kalamazoo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $50
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Kalamazoo, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
The Rapid
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Central Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
connect.ridetherapid.org
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 Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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More Questions & Answers

Kalamazoo is 1 h ahead of Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). It is currently 11:49 PM in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and 12:49 AM in Kalamazoo.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Kalamazoo.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Grand Rapids Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Kalamazoo. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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