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

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

Subway, train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Clark/Lake Orange Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago OTC to McHenry Up-Nw

$4 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fox Lake Md-N

$5

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to McHenry 59.5 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago Midway Airport to McHenry 59.4 miles

$170 - $240

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

There is no direct connection from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to McHenry. However, you can take the subway to Clark/Lake, take the walk to Chicago OTC, then take the train to McHenry. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to McHenry via Chicago, IL - Amtrak, Chicago Union Station, Fox Lake, and Route 12/Meade in around 4 h 19 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to McHenry
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fox Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport to McHenry
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and McHenry is 75 km. The road distance is 95 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to McHenry is to bus and train which costs $4 - $6 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to McHenry is to towncar which takes 1 h 17 min and costs $170 - $240.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to McHenry, including transfers.

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