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There are 6 ways to get from Santa Claus to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Louisville, fly to Chicago Midway

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Chicago Midway (MDW)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville to Indianapolis
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis IN to Chicago IL

Bus to Louisville, fly to Chicago O'Hare

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)

Bus to Evansville, fly to Chicago O'Hare

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Evansville Airport
  2. Fly from Evansville (EVV) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD)

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
  2. Take the bus from Louisville to Indianapolis
  3. Take the train from Indianapolis to Chicago Union Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Santa Claus to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)
Santa Claus → Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)
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The cheapest way to get from Santa Claus to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 57m.

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The fastest way to get from Santa Claus to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is to bus and fly. Taking this option will cost $350 - $3,500 and takes 4h 31m.

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The distance between Santa Claus and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 259 miles. The road distance is 319.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Claus to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) without a car is to bus which takes 9h 17m and costs $55 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Santa Claus to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Louisville Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Claus to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 319 miles. It takes approximately 5h 57m to drive from Santa Claus to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).

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

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There are 304+ hotels available in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 258.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

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

You can take a bus from Santa Claus to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) via Dale, IN, Louisville, KY, Louisville, Indianapolis, Indianapolis IN, Chicago IL, and LaSalle/Van Buren in around 9h 17m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from Evansville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Louisville to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
+1 800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Dale, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$14 - $21
Bus from Dale, IN to Evansville Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$10 - $15
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$19 - $27
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 Louisville to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$11 - $17
Adult
$23 - $35
Palmland Bus Lines
Website
palmlandlines.com
Bus from Indianapolis IN to Chicago IL
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
palmlandlines.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis to Chicago
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $55
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$20 - $55
Adult Advance Purchase
$15 - $21
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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