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Airport/Airline

1. Midway Airport to the Drake Hotel
(Please allow at least 45-60 minutes travel time.)
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 fare: $6.00).
The Drake Hotel is located at 140 E. Walton Place (Michigan and Walton)
Tel 312.787.2200.

By Shuttle Van: (Go Airport Express) Click Herefor website
Reservations are not required. Shuttle vans depart approximately every 10 minutes in front of the baggage claim areas. If you already have a ticket or voucher, 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 inside of the baggage claim areas. Tickets can also be purchased directly from the shuttle driver.

Midway shuttle fares:
Click Herefor fares
By Car:
1. Head south on S Cicero Ave toward W 59th St                                      0.3 mi
2. Make a U-turn at W 59th St                                                                        2.3 mi
   3. Merge onto I-55 N/Stevenson Expy via the ramp to Chicago             7.0 mi
   4. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for U.S. 41 N/Lake Shore
         Drive N and merge onto US-41 N                                                        3.8 mi
   5. Turn left onto E Chicago Ave                                                                   115 ft
   6. Take the 1st right onto N Lake Shore Dr                                               0.2 mi
   7. Turn left onto E Walton St                                                           
Destination will be on the right 
 
 
2. O'Hare International Airport to the Drake Hotel
(Please allow at least 45-60 minutes travel time.)

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 the lower level of the
airport.
・ Enter the Blue Line Train 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:
 
   1. Head south on Chicago Ohare International Airport     1.1 mi
   2. Continue on  I-190 E                                                         2.0 mi
   3. Take the exit onto I-90 E                                                 13.2 mi
   4. Take exit 50B toward 600N/Ohio St E                            1.1 mi
   7. Merge onto W Ohio St                                                      0.7 mi
   8. Turn left onto N Michigan Ave                                          0.5 mi
   9. Turn right onto E Delaware Pl                                          0.1 mi
   10. Take the 1st left onto Mies Vander Rohe Way             295 ft
   11. Turn left onto E Walton St                                               358 ft
Destination will be on the right 
 
・ Valet parking is available in front of the hotel. Attendants will park your car and
provide luggage assistance. The valet parking charge is$50 per night (24 hour period), with in and out privileges.
・ Self park entrance is located close by. Please inquire with your event service
manager.

By Shuttle Van: (Go Airport Express) http://www.airportexpress.com/
Please note: Reservations are not required. Shuttle vans depart approximately every 10-15 minutes in front 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 areas. Ticket counters and loading zones for the van are located at Door 1E, Door 2D and Door 3E across 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:
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