Ogilvie/Union (West Loop) Water Taxi Stop

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

Attractions: Train stations, Willis Tower, and the Financial District.

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

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Stop Information

The Ogilvie/Union stop is located in the heart of The Loop. This stop connects with the Ogilvie and Union train stations where you will find Metra and Amtrak train lines as well as Megabus and Greyhound bus stops.

Experience the hustle and bustle of Chicago’s downtown business district while viewing some of Chicago's finest architecture up close. Visit the Willis Tower skydeck for a panoramic view of the city. Take in a show at the Cadillac Palace Theater or the Civic Opera House and indulge in some of Chicago’s best dining in West Loop's "Restaurant Row" or Greektown.

Directions & Departures

Map & Routes

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Our Ogilvie/Union (West Loop) stop is located at the northwest corner of the Madison Street Bridge in the West Loop.


From Ogilvie Transportation Center: Head north through the terminal, take the skybridge to 2 N Riverside plaza, exit the revolving doors, entrance is straight ahead.

From Union Station: Exit Madison Street, cross street, entrance on northwest corner of Madison Street Bridge.

Public Transportation Nearby

Canal & Madison - 60, 124, 125, 132, 157
Madison & Wacker - 19

The “L”
Washington/Wells- Brown Line, Orange Line, Pink Line, Purple Line

Canal & Madison
Clinton & Madison

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.

Tickets & Passes


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!