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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Mount Washington by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly Chicago Midway to Louisville

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Louisville (SDF)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Louisville

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Louisville

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Louisville (SDF)

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Lexington, drive

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lexington (LEX)
  2. Drive from Lexington to Mount Washington

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Indianapolis
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Louisville

Bus via Hammond. IN

  1. Take the bus from Hammond. IN to Louisville, KY

Drive

  1. Drive from Chicago to Mount Washington

Chicago Midway (MDW) to Louisville (SDF) flights

The flight time between Chicago Midway (MDW) and Louisville (SDF) is around 1h 10m and covers a distance of around 272 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 10m. Services are operated by Southwest Airlines. Typically 19 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
1h 10m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 10m
Flight distance:
272 miles
Flights per week:
19
Cheapest price:
$120
Carbon emissions:
144 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:15
Last flight departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago Midway (MDW) to Louisville (SDF) flight schedules

Chicago → Mount Washington
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mount Washington is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mount Washington is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Mount Washington is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Mount Washington is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago to Mount Washington is to fly. Taking this option will cost $200 - $390 and takes 3h 6m.

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The distance between Chicago and Mount Washington is 288 miles. The road distance is 320.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Mount Washington without a car is to bus which takes 8h 9m and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Chicago to Mount Washington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Mount Washington is to fly which takes 3h 6m and costs $200 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $110 and takes 8h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Louisville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Mount Washington is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 5:41 AM in Chicago and 6:41 AM in Mount Washington.

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Mount Washington is 321 miles. It takes approximately 5h 24m to drive from Chicago to Mount Washington.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Louisville Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Mount Washington.
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  • Distance: 288 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Mount Washington, KY, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Chicago to Mount Washington 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Louisville twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 6h 15m. Hoosier Ride also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $480
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 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
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 to Louisville
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Indianapolis to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$40 - $60
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$19 - $27
Bus from Hammond. IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$40 - $60
Amtrak Thruway

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
Bus from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$11 - $17
Adult
$23 - $35

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