Chinatown Water Taxi Stop

Attractions: Dining, Shopping, Sightseeing, Parks, Architecture

Next Departures: Chinatown service is on Saturdays and Sundays during the Spring Season.

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Stop Information

Use the Chicago Water Taxi trip planner, and connect with Chinatown from any of the of stops around the city. Once onboard, enjoy the magnificent architecture and scenery on the Chicago River as the Chicago Water Taxi takes you to your destination.

The CWT Chinatown stop is located on the South Branch of the Chicago River right in the heart of the beautiful, 12-acre Ping Tom Memorial Park. Whether you are looking for a family-oriented day at the park, a historic sightseeing trip with world-class architecture, shopping for exotic gifts and goods, or looking for some of Chicago's best restaurants, Chinatown has it all.

Directions & Departures

Map & Routes

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The Chinatown stop is located at Ping Tom Memorial Park at the pagoda.

Public Transportation Nearby

Archer & Wentworth 62
Clark & 18th Street 24

The ā€œLā€
Cermak/Chinatown- Red Line

Well & 19th Street

Departure Times

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Use the trip planner below to make it easier to figure out how and when the Chicago Water Taxi can get you to and from your destination:


Prices listed are the final prices at checkout. Children 3 years of age and younger ride free. Senior pricing and other discounts are available for purchase at our dock locations or onboard any vessel.

We do NOT go to Navy Pier. However, just 700 feet north of our Mag Mile Stop, you can take the free Navy Pier Trolley for front door access to Navy Pier.


*Tickets are non-refundable, but do not expire and can be used for any future date.

Ticket/Pass Information

Ticket/Pass Description
1 Ride Tickets One rides are good for only 1 ride to or from the dock locations for the purchased ticket.
All Day Passes All day passes are good for to use for the entire day and you may ride any route as many times as you please. Each person must have their own all day pass as these cannot be shared among other riders.
10 Ride Passes Ten ride passes are good for 10 rides to or from any route and may be used across multiple people as well. Michigan Avenue to Chinatown will deduct 2 rides from your 10 ride pass as it takes 2 routes to get you to/from Michigan Avenue and Chinatown.
31 Day Passes 31 Day passes are good for 31 days after the first use and you may ride as many times as you please within those 31 days.

Do you need to find out if your ticket/pass is still valid or how many uses you have left? Use our Pass Checker below to find out!