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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Chicago Midway  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Ft. Myers (RSW) MDW - RSW

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Ft. Myers (RSW) ORD - RSW

4 alternative options

Train to Milwaukee, fly  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Ft. Myers (RSW) MKE - RSW

Bus  •  33h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago IL to West Palm Beach FL Palmland
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach to Ft Myers "Greyhound"

Train, bus  •  45h 59m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Tampa
  3. Take the bus from Tampa to Fort Myers Amtrak Bus Stop

Drive  •  21h 24m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) 1309 miles

Chicago Midway (MDW) to Ft. Myers (RSW) flights

The flight time between Chicago Midway (MDW) and Ft. Myers (RSW) is around 4h 32m and covers a distance of around 1114 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 6m. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 45m. Services are operated by Southwest Airlines and Delta. Typically 97 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 26m
Layover time:
1h 6m
Total time:
4h 32m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
2h 45m
Flight distance:
1114 miles
Flights per week:
97
Cheapest price:
$167
Carbon emissions:
590 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:40
Last flight departs at:
20:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago Midway (MDW) to Ft. Myers (RSW) flight schedules

Flights departing Sunday, September 26, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) is to fly which costs $23 - $350 and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) is to fly which costs $300 - $2,500 and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW). However, there are services departing from Chicago IL and arriving at Rsw via West Palm Beach, Rosa Parks Transportation Ctr and Btwr Shops @ Bell Twr Shops Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 53m.

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The distance between Chicago and Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) is 1118 miles. The road distance is 1309 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) without a car is to bus which takes 33h 53m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW), including transfers.

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Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) bus services, operated by Palmland Bus Lines, depart from Chicago IL station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) is to fly which takes 4h 14m and costs $300 - $2,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $140 and takes 33h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Ft. Myers Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ft Myers station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW).
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  • Distance: 1118 miles
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Ft. Myers Airport (RSW), USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) via West Palm Beach, Rosa Parks Transportation Ctr, and Btwr Shops @ Bell Twr Shops Ave in around 33h 53m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ft. Myers via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $380
Flights from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to Tampa
Ave. Duration
21h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Palmland Bus Lines
Website
palmlandlines.com
Bus from Chicago IL to West Palm Beach FL
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
palmlandlines.com
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 West Palm Beach to Ft Myers
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
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 Tampa to Fort Myers Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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More Questions & Answers

Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 2:17 AM in Chicago and 3:17 AM in Ft. Myers Airport (RSW).

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW) is 1309 miles. It takes approximately 21h 24m to drive from Chicago to Ft. Myers Airport (RSW).

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Ft. Myers Airport.

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There are 524+ hotels available in Ft. Myers Airport (RSW). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs $1 - $5.

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