Transportation from O'Hare and Midway


Some basic Chicago Taxicab knowledge is in order:

Chicago cabs engaged AT the airports will charge Meter Rate PLUS 1/2 to an address in Skokie and Meter Rate to an address in Evanston. To avoid the upcharge to Skokie addresses, a Suburban Taxi Cab company can be engaged in what is called a "prearranged ride". American Taxi Dispatch has a flat rate from O'hare of $27.00 (plus tip) and from Midway $47.00 (plus tip) to any address in Skokie. To Evanston the rates are $31 from O'Hare and $51.00 from Midway.

Other Options:

Uber and Lyft are viable options as is renting a car. And Yes, you can take the 'L' from the airport and after several transfers and a whole lot of time, you can arrive within walking distance of several hotels in Evanston.

Car Rental Options:

If you wish to rent a car away from the airport to save the excessive airport fees, several car rental companies are in close proximity of our host Hotel and others in Evanston.


Listed are hotels within approximately 5 miles of both venues as well as Evanston Township High School.



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