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

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Subway  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to LaSalle/Van Buren Orange Line

6 alternative options

Subway, line 49 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Western-Orange Orange Line
  2. Take the line 49 bus from Western Orange Line Station to Western & Hubbard 49

Subway, line 50 bus  •  47 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 & Huron 50

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town 10.3 miles

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town 10.3 miles

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago Midway Airport to West Town

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago Midway Airport to West Town 10.3 miles

Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town by subway

The subway journey time between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and West Town is around 24 min and covers a distance of around 11 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 23 min. Operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), the Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town subway service departs from Midway and arrives in LaSalle/Van Buren. Typically 1078 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Subway route information

Average subway time:
24 min
Fastest subway time:
23 min
Subway distance:
11 miles
Subways per week:
1078
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:05
Last subway departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town subway schedules

Subways departing Friday, September 24, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town is to taxi which costs $29 - $35 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Midway and arriving at LaSalle/Van Buren. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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It is 8 miles from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town. It is approximately 10.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town without a car is to subway which takes 24 min and costs $1 - $5.

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The subway from Midway to LaSalle/Van Buren takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Midway station.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at LaSalle/Van Buren station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town is 10 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town.
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  • Distance: 8.1 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

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

Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a vehicle from Midway to LaSalle/Van Buren every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from Midway to LaSalle/Van Buren
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$2 - $5
Subway from Midway to Western-Orange
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$2 - $5
Subway from Midway to 35th/Archer
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$2 - $5
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Western Orange Line Station to Western & Hubbard
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Bus from 35th/Archer Orange Line Station to Damen & Huron
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Chicago Midway Airport to West Town
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Chicago Midway Airport to West Town
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Private
$100 - $140
Taxi from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to West Town
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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