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Directions To The Hotel
 

Address

The Drake Hotel is located at 140 E. Walton Place (Michigan and Walton)
Telephone: 312.787.2200

 


TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

 

From

Distance km

Distance mi

Minutes

Via

O’Hare Airport

32

17

30-45

Taxi/Shuttle/Train

Midway Airport

25

11

25-30

Taxi/Shuttle/Train

Union Station (Metra & Amtrack)

4

2.5

10

Taxi/Bus

Ogilvie Transportation Center (Metra & Railroad)

3.2

2

10

Taxi/Bus


DIRECTIONS FROM O'HARE AIRPORT TO THE DRAKE HOTEL


By Taxi: Please follow the directional signs to the baggage claim and taxi stand areas.  Average taxi fare is approximately $45.
 
By Private Car: For livery service (car & driver), please call the Concierge for assistance.
                             Tel. 312-932-4665
 
By Train: (CTA Blue LIne Train, located at O'Hare Airport, lower level)
*Please note: The train is an affordable travel option, but staircases, escalators and crowded train cars can be uncomfortable for those with extra luggage. 
  • Follow the directional signs to the train station, located on teh lower level of the airport.
  • Enter the Blue Line Station and purchase a transit card ($2.25) from the vending machine.
  • Walk down the stairs to the train platform and board the inbound Blue Line Train.
  • Take the train to downtown Chicago and exit at Clark & Lake (or Washington Street).
  • Exit the train station and hail a taxi. (Estimated fare: $7 to the Drake Hotel.)
  • Direct the driver to The Drake Hotel, located at 140 E. Walton Place.
 
By Car from O'Hare:

1.       

Head south on Chicago O’Hare International Airport

1.1 mi

2.       

Continue on I-190 E. 

2.0 mi

3.       

Take the exit onto I-90 E.

13.2mi

4.       

Take exit 50B toward 600 N/Ohio Street E

1.1 mi

5.       

Merge onto W. Ohio Street 

0.7 mi

6.       

Turn left at N. Michigan Avenue

0.5 mi

7.       

Turn right at E. Delaware Place

0.1 mi

8.       

Turn left at N. Mies Van Der Rohe Way/N Seneca Street

295 ft

9.       

Turn left at E. Walton Place
Destination will be on the right 

358 ft

 
By Shuttle Van:
(Go Aiport Express) Click Here
Please note: Reservations are not required.  Shuttle vans depart approximately every 10-15 minutes in fron of the baggage claim areas.  If you already have a ticket or voucher, simply present it to the driver as you board.  Tickets can be purchased with cash or a major credit card at the Airport Express ticket counters located inside of the baggage claim area.  Ticket counters and loading zones for the van are located at Door 1E, Door 2D and Door 3E acorss from baggage claim on the Baggage Claim Level.  At the international terminal (Terminal 5), a ticket counter and loading zone is located just outside of Door 1E, which is just outside of baggage claim and customs.* The last Go Airport Express shuttle leaves O'Hare at 11:30 p.m. seven nights a week.  Reservations are not required to downtown Chicago.
O'Hare Shuttle fares are as follows: Click Here
  

Single Fare One-Way: $27/person

Group Fare One-Way: $14/person

Single Fare Round-Trip: $49/person

Group Fare Round-Trip: $27/person

Pair Fare One-Way: $19/person

Children, ages 6-12: $12 each way

Pair Fare Round-Trip: $35/person

Children, ages 5 and under: Free

 

DIRECTIONS FROM MIDWAY AIRPORT TO THE DRAKE HOTEL


By Taxi: Taxi stands are located outside of the baggage claim areas. Average taxi fare approximately $40 plus tip.

By Private Car: For livery service (car&driver), please call the Concierge for assistance: 312.932.4665

By Train: (CTA Orange Line Train, located at Midway Airport)
Follow the directional signs to the train station, located on the lower level of the airport. Enter the train station & purchase a transit card ($2.25) from the vending machine. Board the inbound Orange Line train & proceed to downtown Chicago. Exit at State and Lake and walk down to the street level. Hail a taxi to The Drake Hotel (estimated far: $6.00).

By Car from Miday:

1.       

From Midway, proceed 2 miles N. on Cicero Avenue to the entrance ramp for I-55 N.

 

2.       

Head South

210 ft.

3.       

Keep left at the fork to continue toward W. Airport Drive and merge onto W. Airport Drive

0.6 mi

4.       

Turn right at S Cicero Ave/SR-50

1.8 mi

5.       

Turn right onto the Stevenson Expy/I-55 N ramp

0.4 mi

6.       

Merge onto I-55 N

4.3 mi

7.       

Take exit 292 A for I-94 W/I-90W/Ryan Expy

1.6 mi

8.       

Merge onto I-90 W/I-94 W

2.5 mi

9.       

Take exit 50 B to merge onto W. Ohio Street

1.5 mi

10.   

Turn left at N. Michigan Avenue

0.5 mi

11.   

Turn left at E. Delaware Place

0.1 mi

12.   

Turn left at N. Mies Van Der Rohe Way/ N. Seneca Street

295 ft.

13.   

Turn left at E. Walton Place

Destination will be on the right

358 ft.



By Shuttle Van: (Go Airport Express) Click HereReservations are not required. Shuttle vans depart approximately every 10 minutes in front of the baggage claim areas. If you already have a ticket or coucher, simply present it to the driver as you board the shuttle van. Tickets can be purchased with cash or a major credit card at the Airport Express ticket counters located insdie of the baggage claim areas. Tickets can also be purchased directly from teh shuttle driver.

Midway shuttle fares are as follows:Click Here  

Single Fare One-Way: $22/person

Group Fare One-Way: $12/person

Single Fare Round-Trip: $39/person

Group Fare Round-Trip: $22/person

Pair Fare One-Way: $15/person

Children, ages 6-12: $13 each way

Pair Fare Round-Trip: $27/person

Children, ages 5 and under: Free



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