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

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Subway, fly  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Clark/Lake
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY) ORD - DAY

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Bus  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Dayton Trotwood, OH Chicago

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Dayton Trotwood "Greyhound"

Drive  •  4h 59m

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia 292.7 miles

Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia by subway, walk and bus

The journey time between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Vandalia is around 11h 41m and covers a distance of around 359 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 16m. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 48m. Operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), Barons Bus, Hoosier Ride and others, the Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia service departs from Midway and arrives in North Dixie @ National. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h 24m
Layover time:
3h 16m
Total time:
11h 41m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 48m
Journey distance:
359 miles
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
$45
Carbon emissions:
70 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:00
Last service departs at:
15:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia subway, walk and bus schedules

Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) → Vandalia
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vandalia is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vandalia is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vandalia is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 4h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia is to subway and fly which costs $160 - $380 and takes 3h 26m.

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It is 228 miles from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia. It is approximately 292.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia without a car is to bus which takes 10h 18m and costs $45 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dayton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Vandalia is 1h ahead of Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). It is currently 5:41 AM in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and 6:41 AM in Vandalia.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia is 293 miles. It takes approximately 4h 59m to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Dayton Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Vandalia.
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  • Distance: 228.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Vandalia, OH, USA?

Barons Bus operates a bus from Chicago to Dayton Trotwood, OH once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 6h 45m. Hoosier Ride also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$40 - $65
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Indianapolis to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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