Getting to DWX 2020

Closest Airport

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Hotel direction: 9.7 miles NE

Directions from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) to Marriott Marquis Chicago, 2121 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60616

By Uber or Lyft – Estimated Travel Time: 25-45 minutes depending on traffic; Estimated Fare: $28

  • Drivers will meet passengers downstairs on the arrivals level near baggage claim once a ride has been requested through the Uber app. They should exit through door 4, cross the street, and meet their driver in the center lane.
  • Riders will be asked to confirm their terminal and door number so that the driver knows where to pick them up.

By CTA /The L – Estimated Travel Time: 45 minutes

  • Ventra tickets and cards can be purchased at the airport CTA station that is located next to the airport terminal building and connected by an enclosed walkway. Tickets are good on all CTA including busses and come in two options: Single-Ride CTA Ticket (includes 2 transfers to bus/or another train within 2 hours) or a 1-Day CTA ticket (good for unlimited rides for one person for 24 hours). Ventra cards can be purchased for $5 and loaded with money to cover fare for up to 7 people. Cards can be reloaded and used at riders convenience. Riders using a car will receive a discounted fare.
  • Riders will take the Orange Line inbound toward the Loop for 7 stops and transfer to the Green Line at Roosevelt. Board the Green Line for Cottage Grove and exit at Cermak-McCormick Place (2 stops). After exiting the Cermak-McCormick Place station it is a .4 mile walk to the hotel.

By Car  Estimated Travel Time: 25-45 minutes depending on traffic

  • From the airport drivers will keep right on W Airport Dr toward I-55, Stevenson Expressway and then take a slight right turn onto S Cicero Ave
  • Follow signs to merge onto I-55 N towards Chicago
  • Take exit 293D from I-55 N/Stevenson Expy.
  • Merge onto I-55 N/Stevenson Expy.
  • Take exit 293D toward Martin L King Dr.
  • Take S King Dr/S Martin Luther King Dr to S Prairie Ave.
  • Merge onto E 25th St.
  • Slight left to stay on E 25th St.
  • Slight left onto S King Dr/S Martin Luther King Dr.
  • Turns slightly left and road becomes E Cermak Rd.
  • Turn right onto S Prairie Ave.

O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

Hotel direction: 20.7 miles SE

Directions from O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Marriott Marquis Chicago, 2121 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60616

By Uber or Lyft – Estimated Travel Time: 45-minutes depending on traffic; Estimated Fare: $48

  • Drivers will meet passengers upstairs on the departure level in the “Rideshare Pickup Zone” once a ride has been requested through the Uber app. If riders are arriving on an international flight through terminal 5 they should meet their driver downstairs on the Arrivals level.
  • Riders will be asked to confirm their terminal and door number so that the driver knows the appropriate Rideshare Pickup Zone to pick them up in.

By CTA /The L  Estimated Travel Time: 75 minutes

  • Ventra tickets and cards can be purchased at the airport CTA station. Tickets are good on all CTA including busses and come in two options: Single-Ride CTA Ticket (includes 2 transfers to bus/or another train within 2 hours) or a 1-Day CTA ticket (good for unlimited rides for one person for 24 hours). Ventra cards can be purchased for $5 and loaded with money to cover fare for up to 7 people. Cards can be reloaded and used at riders convenience. Riders using a car will receive a discounted fare.
  • Riders will take the Blue Line inbound toward Forest Park for 16 stops and transfer to the Green Line at the Clark/Lake Stop. Board the Green Line for Cottage Grove and exit at Cermak-McCormick Place (5 stops). After exiting the Cermak-McCormick Place station it is a .4 mile walk to the hotel.

By Car  Estimated Travel Time: 45-minutes depending on traffic.

  • Get on I-190 E. Head southwest on I-190 W.
  • Take the exit toward Bessie Coleman Dr.
  • Turn right onto Bessie Coleman Dr.
  • Take the Interstate 190 ramp to Interstate 90/Interstate 294/Chicago.
  • Take I-90 E to E 25th St.
  • Take exit 293D from I-55 N.
  • Merge onto I-190 E. Merge onto I-90 E.
  • Take exit 53 to merge onto I-55 N.
  • Take exit 293D toward Martin L King Dr.
  • Take S King Dr./S Martin Luther King Dr. to S Prairie Ave.
  • Merge onto E 25th St.
  • Slight left to stay on E 25th St.
  • Slight left onto S King Dr./S Martin Luther King Dr. becomes E Cermak Rd.
  • Turn right onto S Prairie Ave.
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