There are 6 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Springfield by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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

Fly Chicago Midway to St. Louis, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to St. Louis (STL) MDW - STL
  2. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak

$160 - $364

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$23 - $34

4 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Springfield  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Springfield (SPI) ORD - SPI

$112 - $375

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Decatur, taxi  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Decatur (DEC) ORD - DEC
  2. Take a taxi from Decatur to Springfield

$183 - $233

Bus, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Uptown Station Southbound
  2. Take the train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$65 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Springfield 194.2 miles

$19 - $28

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

United Airlines flies from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Springfield 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Springfield every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 21 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to St. Louis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Business Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Bloomington-Normal Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Taxi from Decatur to Springfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Springfield is 273 km. The road distance is 311 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Springfield is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Springfield is to fly which takes 2 h 23 min and costs $110 - $380.

It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Springfield, including transfers.

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