Trains and Buses
Trains and buses provide convenient transportation to and from the airport, city, and suburbs.
Airport shuttles offer a convenient alternative for traveling to and from O'Hare. Going to O'Hare from the city or suburbs? Trying to reach a hotel from the airport? Take the shuttle. There are several shuttle services available at O'Hare. You'll find them at the Bus/Shuttle Center, which is located on the main level of the parking garage between Elevator Centers 3 and 4.
Go Airport Express
Go Airport Express offers daily, door-to-door service to/from O'Hare and most city and suburban neighborhoods. They begin operations in the early morning hours and depart approximately every 10 to 15 minutes from each terminal.
Location: Shuttles pick up outside the Baggage Claim area. They use the innermost lane of the lower level roadways for the Domestic and International Terminals. Advanced notice is strongly urged. To contact Go Airport Express, call 1-888-284-3826 or visit their website.
Getting to and from O'Hare by taxi is easy and convenient.
There are Taxi Stands at the lower-level curb front (outside of Baggage Claim) at each terminal. Service is available to the City and suburban destinations. Make sure to use the designated Taxi Stands to ensure you have a licensed driver. For your protection, do not accept rides from drivers outside the cab stand or on the departure level (second level) of the terminal roadways. All taxis should have a working meter to calculate the fare based on time and mileage.
- Fares are based on traffic conditions. An average fare from O'Hare to downtown Chicago is $30-40.
- For current fare information, check the City of Chicago taxi passenger information website
- For wheelchair accessible vehicles, call: 1.855.WAV.1010
Shared ride service is available. You pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Shared ride fares from O'Hare include:
- Downtown ($24 per person)
- McCormick Place ($24 per person)
- Midway International Airport ($37 per person)
Going to O'Hare
Taking a taxi to O'Hare from the City? This list of taxi companies and phone numbers here will be useful for scheduling a pick up. For suburban pick up, contact your local cab company.
There are a variety of options for car rentals. Each rental company offers FREE, 24 hour shuttle service. The shuttles pick up at the Arrival curbfront at the lower level, outside of Baggage Claim. Each terminal has designated areas on the outermost curb front where you board shuttles. For specific information on hours of operation, contact the individual rental car companies servicing O'Hare: