Water Taxis

THE FAST AND FUN WAY TO GET AROUND

Shoreline Water Taxis are the fast and fun way to get to Chicago’s top attractions. We have five docks conveniently located near major attractions including Navy Pier, the Willis (Sears) Tower, Michigan Avenue, and the Museum Campus, as well as Union Station.

WATER TAXI SERVICE

  • Spend more time on the water – and less time stuck in traffic – with our Water Taxi service! Our Shoreline Water Taxi service begins in May and runs through September, with additional service throughout the spring, fall and for special events. All Water Taxi service is weather dependent. Please note that our water taxis are not wheelchair accessible and that some of the docks are not at street level (such as Union Station), so passengers will need to be able to climb stairs.

Water taxi routes

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The river route

Serves Navy Pier Polk Bros Park, Michigan Avenue and Willis (Sears) Tower/Union Station.

The lake route

This route connecting Navy Pier Dock Street with the Museum Campus (Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum and Adler Planetarium) offers impressive views of the skyline and is walking distance to Soldier Field and Northerly Island.

Dock General Info

Water taxis depart daily from four convenient locations.

UNION STATION/
WILLIS (SEARS) TOWER/
200 S. WACKER DR.

401 N. MICHIGAN AVE.

NAVY PIER
River Dock Lake Dock

SHEDD AQUARIUM/
MUSEUM CAMPUS

Taxi Schedule – Taxis have finished for the 2021 season, see you in the spring of 2022!

Our schedule is updated daily.
During October 2021, Water Taxis only operate Friday, Saturday, and Sunday’s.
Please call us at 312-222-9328 x1 for the most current departure times and locations.

Please note:

Taxis departs every 20-30 minutes, weather and customer traffic permitting All locations only accepts debit and credit cards; no cash is exchanged at this location.

Lake Taxi and full river route (Navy pier to Union Station/Willis Tower)

Monday-Thursday: $10 adults, $5 children.

Michigan Ave. to Navy Pier or Union Station/Willis Tower

Every day: $6 adults, $3 children.