Taxis are a convenient way to get to and from O'Hare International Airport. There are Taxi Stands at the lower level curb front (outside of baggage claim) at each terminal. Please make sure to use the designated Taxi Stands to ensure you have a licensed taxi driver. Do not accept rides from drivers outside the cab stand or on the departure level (second level) of the terminal roadways. Taxi service is available to City of Chicago and suburban destinations. All taxis should have a working meter to calculate the fare based on time and mileage. Fares vary based on traffic conditions, but an average fare from O'Hare International Airport to downtown Chicago is $30-$40.
Shared ride service is available for those that wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Shared ride fares from O'Hare International Airport include downtown ($24 per person), McCormick Place ($24 per person), and Midway International Airport ($37 per person).
Please check out the City of Chicago taxi passenger information website for current fare information. For wheelchair accessible vehicles, please call United Dispatch at 1-800-281-4466.
If you a taking a taxi to O'Hare International Airport from the City of Chicago and are not located in an area where taxis are readily available, the list of taxi companies and phone number may be useful to schedule a pick up. For suburban pick up, contact your local cab company.
|Taxicab Affiliation Name
|American United Cab Association
|Blue Ribbon Association, Inc.
|Checker Taxi Association, Inc.
|Chicago Carriage Cab
|Choice Taxi Association
|5 Star Taxi Association, Inc.
|Flash Cab Company
|Globe Taxi Association, Inc.
|Gold Coast Taxi Association
|King Drive Cab Affiliation
|KOAM Taxi Association
|Royal 3 CCC Chicago Taxi Association
|Service Taxi Association, Inc.
|Sun Taxi Association, Inc.
|24 Seven Taxi Affiliation
|Yellow Cab Affiliation, Inc.
Limousines are available for City of Chicago and suburban destinations. Contact your company of choice near the ride boards to make reservations, or reference the listing of pre-arranged limousine services, which is posted near the airport information booths, across from Door C, located on the lower-level of each terminal.
Arriving passengers should call their limousine service once they have claimed their luggage. They will then be provided with a license plate number, a description of the car, and/or a door number where they can meet their driver. Liveries can only meet passengers at designated areas on the the lower level center lane (lane 2). Depending on airport traffic it can take between 5 and 20 minutes for the vehicle to get to the designated pickup location.
Driver in Baggage Claim Area
Some limousine services have employees that are available to meet arriving passengers in the baggage claim area of their flight or in any other pre-designated pickup location within the terminals baggage claim area. The driver can then assist with luggage and take the passenger directly to their vehicle. O'Hare International Airport provides designated livery parking directly across from each of the terminals. It is typically a 5- to 7-minute walk to the vehicle.