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

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Subway, train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Washington/Wabash Orange Line
  2. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Palatine Up-Nw

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from 95th/Ridgeland to Algonquin/Motorola West Dr. 895

$4

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Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine 35 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine 35 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  41 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Palatine

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago Midway Airport to Palatine 35 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  41 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine 35 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine is to bus which costs $4 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) station to Palatine. However, there are services departing from Midway CTA Station and arriving at Algonquin/Motorola West Dr. via 95th/Ridgeland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Palatine is 27 miles. The road distance is 35 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine without a car is to subway and train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $10 - $15.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine, including transfers.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine bus services, operated by Pace Bus, depart from 95th/Ridgeland station.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Algonquin/Motorola West Dr. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine is 35 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine.

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There are 195+ hotels available in Palatine. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 27 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

Pace Bus operates a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from 95th/Ridgeland to Algonquin/Motorola West Dr.
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
UberXL
$75 - $100
Select
$85 - $110
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$160 - $210
Taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Palatine
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Chicago Midway Airport to Palatine
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport to Palatine
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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