Airport & Bus Information
Midway Airport (MDW)
Several low-cost carriers fly into Midway, such as:
Frontier, and others. For more info about Midway airport,
click here. Also note, some low-cost carriers do not have listings on search engines such as Expedia or Travelocity; go directly to
each carriers website to check fares. Convenient train service, the “EL,” runs from Midway to Chicago downtown
(about 25 minutes) and the suburbs for $2. Midway is closer to downtown
and less likely to have airport delays.
OHare Airport (ORD)
The big airport in Chicago serves every major airline. For more information about OHare,
click here. Convenient train service, the “EL,” runs from O’Hare to Chicago downtown (about 45 minutes) and suburbs for $2.
Generally it is faster to take the EL train downtown rather than a taxi ($50), due to traffic delays.
MegaBus Low Cost, Long Distance
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Several Midwest & Northeast states are served by Megabus. Sample round-trip fares into Chicago from:
Indianapolis: Between $20 and $43 (2 hours 15 minutes).
• Cincinnati: $40 (5 hours)
Kansas City: $36 (10 hours)
St. Louis: Between $30 and $33 (5 hours)
• Milwaukee: Between $6 and $10 (2 hours 15 minutes)