Water Taxis

From Michigan Avenue
Architecture Tour
10:45 am

The fast and fun way to get around

Shoreline Water Taxis are the fast and fun way to get to Chicago’s top attractions. Our two routes take you through Lake Michigan or the Chicago River, so that getting from place to place becomes an exciting part of your Chicago adventure.

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.

HOME GAME ROUND TRIP WATER TAXI

The fun way to get to Soldier Field

On home game days Shoreline Sightseeing water taxis to Museum Campus/Soldier Field will board directly in front of Harry Caray’s Tavern at Navy Pier. Following the game, fans can ride the Shoreline water taxi back to Navy Pier.

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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

SUNDAY-FRIDAY

SATURDAY

MAY 26 – SEPTEMBER 3

Frequent departures as follows:

  • Museum Campus Dock to Navy Pier runs 10:30 a.m.-6:40 p.m.
  • Navy Pier Lake Dock to Museum Campus runs 10:00 a.m.-7:05 p.m.
  • Navy Pier River Dock to Michigan Avenue runs 9:45 a.m.-7:05 p.m.
  • Navy Pier River Dock to Union Station/Willis Tower runs 9:45 a.m.-7:05 p.m.
  • Union Station/Willis Tower Dock to Navy Pier runs 9:35 a.m.-6:35 p.m.

Frequent departures as follows:

  • Museum Campus Dock to Navy Pier runs 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Navy Pier Lake Dock to Museum Campus runs 10:00 a.m.-8:05 p.m.
  • Navy Pier River Dock to Michigan Avenue runs 9:45 a.m.-8:05 p.m.
  • Navy Pier River Dock to Union Station/Willis Tower runs 9:45 a.m.-8:05 p.m.
  • Union Station/Willis Tower Dock to Navy Pier runs 9:35 a.m.-7:35 p.m.

Please note:

Taxis departs every 20-30 minutes 10:30am to 5:30pm, weather and customer traffic permitting

Our Willis (Sears) Tower/Union Station dock only accepts debit and credit cards; no cash is exchanged at this location.

Monday-Thursday: $8 adults, $4 children.
Friday-Sunday and holidays: $10 adults, $5 children.
Michigan to Pier/200 (every day): $5 adults, $3 children.

 

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