Goose Island

No red lights, no traffic, just relaxation to your destination.

Attractions: Shopping, Dining, Transportation

Next Departures: Chicago Water Taxi is closed for the winter, and will open in March 2019.

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Stop Information

Venture north of downtown for even more shopping, dining, nightlife, and theatre. Steppenwolf Theatre and the Royal George Theatre showcase plays and events 7 days a week. Stop by iO Chicago for drinks and plenty of laughs. Sample local beers and pub grub at Goose Island Brewery and Burger Bar Chicago. Looking for fine dining? Alinea and Boka are perennial favorites among foodies. Numerous stores and shops can be found in the area at the North/Clybourne shopping district including New City Lincoln Park.

Directions & Departures

Map & Routes

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The North Ave/Sheffield stop is located at the east end of the North Avenue turning basin at the southwest corner of the Cherry Street pedestrian bridge on the northern tip of Goose Island one block west of Sheffield.

Public Transportation Nearby

North Ave & Sheffield- 9, 72

The ā€œLā€
North/Clybourn- Red Line

Sheffield & Kingsbury

Departure Times

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Download the Printable Schedule (attached) or 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 2 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 2 blocks north of our Michigan Avenue 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 dock location and may be used across multiple people as well. Please note that Monday thru Friday Ten Ride Passes are $20.00 ($2.00 per ride). On Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays Ten Ride Passes are $50.00 ($5.00 per ride).
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!