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There are 5 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly, subway  •  2h 38m

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FWA - ORD
  2. Take the subway from Washington/Wabash to Midway

$122 - $304

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Bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL Columbus-Chicago

$25 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus via Michigan City, IN  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Michigan City, IN Columbus-Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Michigan City, IN to Chicago Midway Airport Notre-Dame-Midway

$35 - $66

Bus, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN Columbus
  2. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...

$54 - $98

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) 160.7 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is to fly and subway which costs $120 - $310 and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at Wal-Mart Entrance and arriving at Chicago Midway Airport via Fort Wayne, IN and Michigan City, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 144 miles. The road distance is 160.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) without a car is to bus which takes 6h 34m and costs $25 - $45.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Fort Wayne, IN station.

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The quickest flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Chicago Midway Airport station.

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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 1h behind Fort Wayne. It is currently 2:48 PM in Fort Wayne and 1:48 PM in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).

Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).
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  • Distance: 143.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 38m

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA?

Barons Bus operates a bus from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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 Elkhart Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Michigan City, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
baronsbus.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Michigan City, IN to Chicago Midway Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 161 miles. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 788+ hotels available in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19m and costs $35 - $45.

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