Getting to and from Midway International Airport by taxi is both easy and convenient.
Taxi stands are located on the lower level curbfront of the terminals, and taxis are available on a first come, first serve basis. To ensure you have a licensed taxi driver, please be sure to use the taxi stands. For your protection, do not accept rides from drivers outside the cab stand or in the departure area 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, but an average fare from Midway to downtown Chicago is $28-30.
For current fare information, please check the City of Chicago taxi passenger information website.
For wheelchair accessible vehicles, please call: United Dispatch at 1.800.928.1010
Shared ride service is available to those who 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 Midway include:
- Downtown ($18 per person)
- McCormick Place ($18 per person)
- O'Hare International Airport ($35 per person)
Going to Midway
If you are taking a taxi to Midway from the City of Chicago and are not located in an area where taxis are readily available, the list of taxi companies and phone numbers near the bottom of this page may be useful to schedule a pick up.
For suburban pick up, contact your local cab company.
Limousines are available for both City of Chicago and suburb destinations. Contact your company of choice to make reservations. You may also reference the list of
pre-arranged limousine services provided at the Ground Transportation
Information Booth located on the Baggage Claim level near carousel #4.
If you have pre-arranged a pick up with a limousine company, you should call the service once you have claimed your luggage. They will provide you with a license plate number, a description of the car, and/or a door number where you can meet the driver. Depending on airport traffic it can take between 3 to 10 minutes for your vehicle to get to your designated pickup
Meeting Drivers in Baggage Claim
limousine services can arrange to have their drivers meet arriving
passengers in the Baggage Claim area or in other pre-designated pickup
locations within the Baggage Claim area. The driver can then assist with luggage and take the passenger directly to the vehicle. Midway provides convenient livery
parking, and it typically requires a 5 to 7 minute walk to the vehicle.
Transportation Network Providers (TNP)
A TNP company provides prearranged transportation services for compensation through an Internet-enabled application or digital platform to connect passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire.
The loading zone for rideshare services is on the Upper Level near Door 1.
For more information about the Transportation Network Providers program, please visit the City of Chicago website.
Taxi Company and Phone Numbers
|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.