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How to get a ride from Midway Airport
Request when you’re ready to walk outside
Choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.
Exit on the baggage claim level
Riders requesting at MDW should meet their driver downstairs on the arrivals level (near baggage claim). Exit through Door 4, cross the street, and meet your driver in the center lane.
Wait at your selected pickup location
Follow your driver’s progress in-app, or contact them to further coordinate your pickup.
Midway Airport parking rates
$40 per day
$30 per day
$15 per day
Midway Airport map
Top questions from riders
- Do Uber driver-partners pick up at Midway Airport?
- How much will an Uber trip to Midway Airport cost?
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) Midway Airport depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
- Where do I meet my driver for an airport pickup?
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
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Midway International Airport visitor information
Midway International Airport serves the city of Chicago, Illinois, and handles around 22.5 million travelers annually. MDW Airport is about a 30-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown Chicago, which is located 10 miles (16 kilometers) from the airport.
Midway Airport terminals
Chicago Midway Airport has one main passenger terminal divided into 3 concourses: Concourses A , B, and C. There is one MDW Airport military lounge, located in Concourse C. You can plan your trip using the information below.
Midway Airport Concourse A
Midway Airport Concourse B
Midway Airport Concourse C
- North Country Sky
- USO Lounge
Chicago Midway Airport international terminal
Chicago Midway Airport international flights board predominantly from Concourse A. Chicago Midway Airport offers nonstop flights to 11 international destinations.
Dining at Midway Airport
Chicago Midway International Airport has more than 30 food and beverage options, including bars, cafes, fast food, and Chicago Midway Airport restaurants, some of which offer table service. Most of these restaurants and dining destinations are located in the concourses. A food hall can be found in Concourse A. MDW Airport food for purchase includes doughnuts, sushi, burgers, pizza, and more.
Things to do at Midway Airport
Travelers interested in shopping can visit the 20-plus Chicago Midway Airport shops, most of which are located after security. MDW’s stores sell a variety of goods, including newspapers, souvenirs, snacks, sports clothing, and electronic goods. MDW Airport hosts several art exhibits by local artists throughout the airport, including sculptures, paintings, and murals. A yoga room can be found in Concourse C.
Currency exchange at Midway Airport
Chicago Midway Airport currency exchange offices are located in Concourse A.
Hotels near Midway Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near MDW, there are more than 10 hotels and accommodations nearby.
Points of interest near Midway Airport
- Chicago’s aquarium
- Chicago’s art museums
- The Magnificent Mile
- Navy Pier
- Willis Tower
Find more information about MDW here.