Transport to and from Chicago Midway Airport

Suburban Bus

Pace company provides bus service throughout the Chicago suburbs and to both Midway and O'Hare Airports. The bus stops are clearly signalised and located near the Midway Transportation Center.


The Midway Transportation Center is located adjacent to Midway and is a combined rail and bus station that serves the Pace buses, CTA Orange Line and CTA buses. Passengers can access to the terminal via an enclosed walkway.


There are seven routes that serves Midway airport to different destinations:

- Route 379 - Midway/Orland Sq.

- Route 382 - Central/Clearing

- Route 383 - S. Cicero

- Route 384 - Narragansett

- Route 385 - 87th/111th/127th

- Route 386 - S. Harlem

- Route 390 - Midway/UPS


Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) also link to different destinations.


Regional buses

Go to different localities as Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Wisconsin. There are different companies that offer the transportation as Act II Transportation, Coach USA/Tri-State, Peoria Charter, River Valley Metro Mass Transit District​, etc.

It is recommended to book previously online.



Midway Airport is served by the Chicago Transit Authority's "L" trains. Passengers can board Orange Line trains at a station in the airport terminal, which runs to downtown Chicago and the Loop (travel time is about 25 minutes).

This same station doubles as a stop for many CTA-run buses that serve the surrounding areas. Midway is one of the few airports in the United States that have rapid transit train to terminal service.



Taxis location is on the lower level curb front of the terminal. Licensed taxis are metered and are located in the cab stand and departure area.

The cost to go to Chicago Downtown it costs around $30.

For wheelchair accessible vehicles: please, call +1 800 928 1010

Shared ride service is also available:

- Downtown - $18/person

- McCormick Place - $18/person

- O'Hare International Airport - $35/person



A free bus (7 days a week, 24 hours) is available from all economy parking lots to the terminal curb front.

Depart every 15 minutes.

Go Airport Express offers door-to-door service to/from Midway and most city and suburban neighborhoods.


Car Rental

Midway airport has a Car Rental Facility located at 5150 W. 55th Street. Check here the different options to rent a car