Transportation to O'Hare | Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Transportation to O'Hare

If you need to travel between our two airports- Midway and O'Hare International Airports- there are a couple different options available to you. If you have a connecting flight from one airport to the other, be sure there is adequate time to get from one airport to the other.

Chicago Transit Authority

You can take the CTA directly from Midway to O'Hare with one transfer downtown. It is the most economical way to transport between the two airports, but be sure to allow up to two hours for the trip.

How Do I Get to O'Hare via CTA?

  1. Take the Orange Line train from the Midway Station. The station is just east of the terminals and is connected via an enclosed walkway.
  2. Get off at the Clark/Lake Station downtown and transfer to the Blue Line free of charge.
  3. Take the Blue Line toward O'Hare and get off at the O'Hare Station.

For more information, or to plan your trip, please go to the CTA website​.


Taking a taxi from Midway to O'Hare is another convenient way to transport between the two airports. Rates will vary depending on the time of day, weather and cab service.

You may also use the "Shared Ride" service if you have multiple parties available for the trip.
Shared ride fares from Midway to O'Hare are $35 per person. Click here​ for more information on taxis.​