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  •  2 h 35 min

  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 Barons Bus, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Gary, IN Columbus-Chicago
  2. Take the train from Gary Metro Center to Van Buren St. Ssl

$28 - $48

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 29 min

  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 Amtrak  •  7 h 32 min

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

$54 - $98

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

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

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

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 7 h 29 min.

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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 and train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min 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 1 h 1 min.

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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 1 h behind Fort Wayne. It is currently 9:51 PM in Fort Wayne and 8:51 PM in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 161 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min 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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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).
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  • Distance: 143.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) via Central Station, Fort Wayne, IN, and Michigan City, IN in around 7 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Gary Metro Center to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Elkhart Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
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
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There are 608+ hotels available in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs .

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