There are 5 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, line 901 bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi 4716 / ...
  2. Take the line 901 bus from Wisconsin Ave. & 5th St. to Downtown Waukesha Transit Center 901

$21 - $46

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Train, line 901 bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the line 901 bus from Wisconsin Ave. & 5th St. to Downtown Waukesha Transit Center 901

$32 - $68

Airport SuperSaver, bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Chicago Midway Airport to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport Midway-O'hare
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...

$38 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha 109.7 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago Midway Airport to Waukesha 109.7 miles

$250 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha. However, there are services departing from Chicago Midway Airport and arriving at Nw Barstow Street at Bank Street via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport and Goerkes Corners Public Transit Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Waukesha is 89 miles. The road distance is 109.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha without a car is to bus and line 901 bus which takes 3 h 39 min and costs $21 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha, including transfers.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Chicago Midway Airport station.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha.
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  • Distance: 88.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Waukesha, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Waukesha via LaSalle/Van Buren, LaSalle, UIC-Halsted, Chicago, Il, Milwaukee, Wi, and Wisconsin Ave. & 5th St. in around 3 h 39 min.

Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
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 Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Waukesha Metro
Website
waukesha-wi.gov
Bus from Wisconsin Ave. & 5th St. to Downtown Waukesha Transit Center
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
waukesha-wi.gov
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport to Waukesha
Estimated price
$250 - $340

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