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There are 7 ways to get from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) by subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from Clark/Lake to Midway

6 alternative options

Line 50 bus, subway

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Damen & Huron to 35th/Archer Orange Line Station
  2. Take the subway from 35th/Archer to Midway

Line 9 bus, line 47 bus

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Ashland & Erie to Ashland & 47th Street
  2. Take the line 47 bus from 47th Street & Ashland to Midway Orange Line Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)

Drive

  1. Drive from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport

West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) by bus

The bus journey time between West Town and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is around 1h 17m and covers a distance of around 15 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 9 min. The fastest bus normally takes 59 min. Operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), the West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) bus service departs from Ashland & Erie and arrives in Midway Orange Line Station. Typically 504 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
1h 8m
Layover time:
9 min
Total time:
1h 17m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
59 min
Bus distance:
15 miles
Buses per week:
504
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:07
Last bus departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) bus schedules

West Town → Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)
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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 Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The fastest way to get from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs $26 - $32.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) station. However, there are services departing from Ashland & Erie and arriving at Midway Orange Line Station via 47th Street & Ashland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Clark/Lake and arriving at Midway. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between West Town and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.4 miles.

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The best way to get from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) without a car is to subway which takes 27 min and costs $1 - $5.

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The subway from Clark/Lake to Midway takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Ashland & Erie station.

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West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Clark/Lake station.

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West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Midway Orange Line Station.

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Map of how to get from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).
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  • Distance: 8.1 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between West Town, IL, USA and Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA?

Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a vehicle from Clark/Lake to Midway every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) via 47th Street & Ashland in around 1h 20m.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from Clark/Lake to Midway
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$2 - $5
Subway from 35th/Archer to Midway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$2 - $5
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Damen & Huron to 35th/Archer Orange Line Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Bus from Ashland & Erie to Ashland & 47th Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Bus from 47th Street & Ashland to Midway Orange Line Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Private
$95 - $140
Taxi from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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More Questions & Answers

West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Midway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from West Town to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW).

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