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Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

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Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

We arrive just before noon on 5/25 and come in on American landing in terminal 3 at O'hare. Will be heading to a hotel in West Dundee IL which from what I understand is about an hour or so away. Are we better off using Uber/Lyft or just grabbing a taxi? We are hoping not to have to mess with renting a car as we are only staying one night in West Dundee then back to O'hare on Saturday. Fairly certain we'll be able to easily Uber around that area once at the hotel. Any advice or suggestions are greatly appreciated. Maybe even considering a car service given the distance.

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1. Re: Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

Flat rate taxi = www.americantaxi.com or Uber. Up to you.

Do not take a regular Chicago taxi outside of baggage claim. It will be a very expensive ride.

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2. Re: Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

If you do decide on a taxi, don't go to the cab line. City cabs have a suburban surcharge. Instead, pre-arrange (or call as soon as you land) for a flat-rate suburban taxi like American Taxi or 777 Taxi. American's flat rate to West Dundee is $50.

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3. Re: Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

Always use Uber from the airport. You will get a guaranteed rate at least. Taxi's always have airport fees to start with and the meters are always running, uber just makes more sense

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4. Re: Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

Thank you so much for the quick replies...I also just checked our hotel website and they also have a cab service there to call that shows the $50 flat rate, All Star Cab so we will keep those in mind.

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5. Re: Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

Sorry, meant to type "303 Taxi" , not "777" for the other suburban service, above. I shouldn't multi-task!

Edited: 16 May 2018, 05:48
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6. Re: Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

Evan - legal suburban cabs from O’hare run flat rate, not metered. Uber isn’t always the best option for everyone.

pgo is referring to 303 taxi, not 777.

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7. Re: Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

Thanks, I did see 303 come up in a Google search and wasn't sure what that meant so that makes sense. At least you didn't type "666" lol, that would have really scared me ;-)

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8. Re: Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

https://www.uber.com/fare-estimate/

https://www.uber.com/airports/ord/

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9. Re: Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

Thank you all so much, this has been extremely helpful! The Uber estimates are close to the flat fare taxis as long as we don't have surge pricing. It looks like either option is fairly easy to get to right outside the terminal which is also good to know, some airports are now making Uber/Lyft go offsite and we were hoping to avoid having to shuttle around the airport to get our ride. Thanks!

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10. Re: Uber or Taxi from Terminal 3 at O'hare to West Dundee?

Taxis pick up right outside bag claim. Uber Lyft do not. The ride share pick up is on the upper level between t2 and 3. If you have checked bags it’s up a level and a decent walk. If you have a lot if bags a flat rate taxi would be easier. Uber or Lyft work better at ohare if you pack light, especially with carry on only since you won’t have to go to bag claim.

Edited: 16 May 2018, 06:54
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