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Midway Airport in Chicago is considered the busiest square mile in the country. It has been a port for air traffic since 1923 and has recently undergone extensive renovation and expansion. It is located 10 miles from Downtown Chicago and is considered the premier point-to-point airport in the nation and an economic engine for the region, generating close to $7 billion in economic activity each year and 90,000 jobs. It is the south side alternative to Chicago's O'Hare Airport.

Retail options include some familiar national specialty stores as well as some Chicago favorites. Midway's Concessions Triangle offers a unique selection of ethnic cuisine representing Chicago's rich cultural diversity. There are many choices, from Chicago hot dogs to Harry Caray's fine dining -- from Chicago pizza to ethnic specialty restaurants.

There are several hotels within close proximity to Midway Airport. See our airport hotel section for more information.

Chicago Midway Airport Information

Incoming flight to Midway Airport in Chicago IL

Incoming flight to Midway Airport in Chicago IL

Chicago Midway is the second-largest major airport in Chicago, behind O'Hare International. Convenient for Chicago travelers, Chicago Midway is just eight miles from the Downtown Loop of Chicago, and is a major HUB for Southwest Airlines and their discount Chicago airport rates. AirTran Airways also offers a significant number of flights in and out of Midway, and beginning in August, 2011, Volaris Airlines is offering International flights to Mexico.

Midway Airport Airlines

Here is a list of airlines that service the Midway Chicago Airport:

  • AirTran Airways
    (Atlanta, Branson, Fort Myers, Orlando, Sarasota)
  • Delta Air Lines
    (Atlanta)
  • Delta Connection - Comair, Compass, Mesaba and Pinnacle Airlines
    (Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Detroit)
  • Frontier Airlines
    (Denver)
  • Lakeshore Express
    (Pellston)
  • Porter Airlines
    (Toronto)
  • Southwest Airlines
    (Albany, Albuquerque, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham (AL), Boston, Buffalo, Charleston (SC), Cleveland, Columbus (OH), Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Greenville/Spartanburg, Hartford/Springfield, Houston-Hobby, Indianapolis, Jackson, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Little Rock, Long Island/Islip, Los Angeles, Louisville, Manchester (NH), Minneapolis/St. Paul, Nashville, New Orleans, New York-LaGuardia, Newark, Norfolk, Oakland, Omaha, Ontario, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland (OR), Providence, Raleigh/Durham, Reno/Tahoe, Sacramento, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose (CA), Seattle/Tacoma, Tampa, Tucson, Washington-Dulles)
  • Volaris
    (Guadalajara, Morelia - Mexico)

For concourse and terminal information at Chicago Midway, check out of Chicago Midway Airport Map.

ChicagoTraveler.com's Picks For Chicago Midway Airport Hotels

As Illinois’ second busiest airport, Midway is a popular tarmac to fly into when visiting Chicago. Located just ten miles out from downtown, you can reach most attractions in less than 30 minutes. Public transportation on the Orange Line train makes it easy to get to downtown Chicago and explore all that it has to offer. If you want to keep away from the bustling center of the city, pick a hotel close by the airport! There are plenty of Chicago hotels near Midway Airport to choose from that are convenient for you flight into Midway and below we‘ve chosen the best.

Chicago Marriott Midway
Located two blocks from Midway Airport, the Marriott is a quick and easy trip away from landing in Chicago. Take advantage of their free shuttle. And being a mere eight miles from downtown, it is the perfect place to stay while visiting the city. They have a restaurant on site, Dempsey’s, as well as a Starbucks for the mornings. The hotel was remodeled in 2012 so enjoy a convenient and fresh stay at the Marriott Midway.

Holiday Inn Chicago Midway
Whether you’re staying for business or pleasure, the Holiday Inn has you covered. The have a fully equipped business center and meeting rooms for any work events you need a room for. Located just 10 miles from downtown, only a short ride is required to go enjoy the city of Chicago. Spend the day at the Shedd Aquarium or the Brookfield Zoo, both are even closer by!

South Side of Chicago Illinois

South Side of Chicago Illinois

Best Western Inn & Suites - Midway Airport
Enjoy all the amenities of the cities of Chicago and Burbank at the Best Western! This hotel offers a convenient location close to events in and around Chicago at venues such as Toyota Park, the Field Museum and more. All guests receive internet access, complimentary breakfast, indoor swimming pool, fitness center and business center. The Best Western is an affordable and comfortable choice for a vacation to Chicago.

Carlton Inn Midway
Here, they are all about customer service. The Carlton Inn and all of it’s staff will provide each guest with a great experience from a 24-hour front desk to free airport and local transportation. The nearby CTA Orange Line train can take you downtown where you can choose from of an array of attractions to visit and places to explore.

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/Midway Airport
Located just two blocks away from the airport via a free shuttle, the Garden Inn is perfect for those flying into Midway. They received TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence Award for 2013 and are prepared to show you why with an exceptional guest experience. Take their free shuttle to the CTA train station for a cheap ride into Chicago. Stay in the city for dinner or take advantage of their on site restaurant.

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Airport Hotels Near Midway

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Hampton Inn Chicago Midway Airport
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Located in Midway Airport
Bar/LoungeBusiness ServicesConciergeFitness CenterFree InternetLakesidePet-FriendlyBusiness Center

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Carlton Inn Midway
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Located in Midway Airport
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$140* Details
Marriott Chicago Midway Airport
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$216* Details
Holiday Inn Express Midway Airport
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$178* Details
Courtyard Chicago Midway Airport
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Midway Airport Parking

Chicago Midway Airport parking is available on-site in three separate lots and two Chicago parking garages, and offers two separate price rates based on lot convenience. Also, the first 10 minutes of parking at the Midway Chicago Airport is free, which is especially convenient for those picking up and dropping off Chicago travelers.

Midway Airport Parking Rates:

  • Economy Lots - $2/11- 60 min.; $5/1- 2 hours; $14/2- 24 hours
  • Main Garage - $2/11- 30 min,; $4/ 31- 60 min.; $6/1- 2 hours; $51/ daily

For our comprehensive guide to Chicago airport parking at the Midway Chicago Airport and O'Hare International, visit our helpful Chicago airport parking page

Midway Chicago Airport Transportation

Airplane at Gate in Chicago IL

Airplane at Gate in Chicago IL

If you're traveling into or out of Chicago Midway, there are a number of ways to get to and from this popular airport in Chicago. While Chicago taxi is generally the most popular form of Chicago Midway Airport transportation, it's certainly not the cheapest or most convenient. Scroll below to browse other Chicago airport transit options at the Midway Chicago Airport.

  • Chicago Midway Airport Shuttle: Chicago airport shuttles offer a cheaper alternative to taxi cabs, and the top Chicago airport shuttles leave frequently from this favorite airport in Chicago. Enjoy discount rates on the Chicago Airport Arrival Transfer, which co-operates with Downtown Chicago hotels only.

Browse through our extensive network of Chicago airport shuttle providers for a Chicago airport transit service that caters to your particular Chicago hotel.

  • Chicago Rental Car Services: Take control of your Chicago airport transportation experience with a Chicago rental car. Offering competitive rates on discount and luxury automobiles, our Chicago car rental service providers carry a wide variety of models, so you can ride comfortably from Chicago Midway to your hotel.

Visit our Chicago car rentals page to book your discount Chicago car rental ahead of time.

  • Car Service and Limousine Rentals: If you'd prefer to let someone else handle the driving, there are a number of top Chicago car and limousine companies that service this major Chicago airport. Ride in luxury with prompt, on-demand service to and from Chicago Midway when you reserve a ride in one of these top Chicago limousine services.

For more information on Chicago airports - including our informative guide to O'Hare International Airport - visit our Chicago Airports page for terminal maps, airport parking information, transportation rates and much more.