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

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Bus via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport

$34 - $39

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport

$30

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Madison to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) 152.6 miles

$14 - $22

Line 04 bus to Madison, fly, subway  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 04 bus from N Lake & University to North Transfer Point
  2. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MSN - ORD
  3. Take the subway from Washington/Wabash to Midway

$198 - $563

Bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKE - ORD

$137 - $402

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The cheapest way to get from Madison to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madison to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St and arriving at Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Madison and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 123 miles. The road distance is 152.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Madison to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Madison to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), including transfers.

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Madison to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, depart from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St station.

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The quickest flight from Madison Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Madison to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, arrive at Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madison to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Madison to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).

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  • Distance: 123.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Madison, WI, USA and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA?

Vangalder Bus operates a bus from Madison to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) hourly. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from N Lake & University to North Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $24
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com

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

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