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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University by subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library Orange Line
  2. Take the subway from Harold Washington Library to Foster Purple Line

$4 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 62 bus, line 22 bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Archer & Cicero to Dearborn & Madison 62
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Dearborn & Madison to Paulina & Howard Terminal 22 / ...

$4 - $5

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  33m

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University 21.9 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  33m

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University 21.9 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  33m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Northwestern University

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  33m

  1. Take a town car from Chicago Midway Airport to Northwestern University 21.9 miles

$110 - $160

Uber  •  33m

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University 21.9 miles

$26 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University. However, there are services departing from Archer & Cicero and arriving at Sheridan & Foster via Dearborn & Madison and Paulina & Howard Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Northwestern University is 19 miles. The road distance is 21.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University without a car is to subway which takes 1h 36m and costs $4 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University, including transfers.

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

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Paulina & Howard Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University is 22 miles. It takes approximately 33m to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University.
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  • Distance: 18.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

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

You can take a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University via Dearborn & Madison, Paulina & Howard Terminal, and Sheridan & Foster in around 2h 43m.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from Harold Washington Library to Foster
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Archer & Cicero to Dearborn & Madison
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Dearborn & Madison to Paulina & Howard Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Chicago Midway Airport to Northwestern University
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport to Northwestern University
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Private
$110 - $160
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$26 - $35
UberX
$28 - $35
UberXL
$50 - $65
Select
$55 - $75
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Northwestern University
Ave. Duration
33m
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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