There are 9 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center by subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway, line 50 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to 35th/Archer Orange Line
  2. Take the line 50 bus from 35th/Archer Orange Line Station to Damen & Madison 50

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus, line 9 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Midway Orange Line Station to 59th Street & Ashland 59
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Ashland & 59th Street to Ashland & Madison 9 / ...

$4 - $5

7 alternative options

Subway  •  47 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library Orange Line
  2. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to Illinois Medical District Blue Line

$4 - $7

Subway, line 20 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Washington/Wabash Orange Line
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Madison & Dearborn/State to Madison & United Center 19 / ...

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center 9.4 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center 9.4 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago Midway Airport to United Center

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago Midway Airport to United Center 9.4 miles

$95 - $140

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center 9.4 miles

$13 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) station to United Center. However, there are services departing from Midway Orange Line Station and arriving at Ashland & Madison via Ashland & 59th Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and United Center is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center without a car is to subway and line 50 bus which takes 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center, including transfers.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Midway Orange Line Station.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Ashland & Madison station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center.

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There are 611+ hotels available in United Center. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center.
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  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center via 59th Street & Ashland, Ashland & 59th Street, and Ashland & Madison in around 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from Midway to 35th/Archer
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from Jackson-Blue to Illinois Medical District
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from Midway to Washington/Wabash
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from 35th/Archer Orange Line Station to Damen & Madison
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Madison & Dearborn/State to Madison & United Center
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Midway Orange Line Station to 59th Street & Ashland
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Ashland & 59th Street to Ashland & Madison
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$13 - $19
UberX
$14 - $19
UberXL
$25 - $35
Select
$28 - $40
Black
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$55 - $75
Taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to United Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Chicago Midway Airport to United Center
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport to United Center
Estimated price
$95 - $140

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