GO Airport Express Launches Casino Express

Jul 18, 2011, 15:56 ET from GO Airport Express

CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GO Airport Express today launched a shuttle service to the newly opened Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. Casino Express is providing transportation from O'Hare Airport and downtown Chicago hotels.  

In August, the service will expand to include Midway Airport, McCormick Place, the Rosemont Convention Center and hotels throughout Des Plaines and Rosemont.

Fares begin at $12 for one passenger from O'Hare to the casino and $14 for two people; round trip for one person is $22.  For one person traveling from downtown Chicago, to the casino and then O'Hare, the fare is $38.  Downtown Chicago to the casino for one person is $28 one-way and $51 for a round trip with discounts for pairs groups.  These prices do not include a $2 MPEA tax.

Located at 3000 S. River Road in Des Plaines, Rivers Casino offers 1,050 slots and 48 game tables including Black Jack, Craps, Roulette and 3-Card Poker.  It also has six dining options including the casual Flipt Burgers and the upscale Hugo's Frog Bar.  

"We are proud to have been selected to provide ground transportation to the Chicago area's newest entertainment venue," says John McCarthy, president, GO Airport Express. "We  believe this will be a major attraction for both Chicago area visitors and residents."

Services are available daily from 6 a.m. through 11:30 p.m. and passengers can earn airline miles and free rides via the company's Preferred Rider Program.  Reservations can be made online at by calling 1.800.654.7871.   Walk ups at the airports will be accommodated based on availability.  

The company continues to provide its door-to-door airport services in downtown Chicago, its surrounding neighborhoods and most suburbs.

Founded in 1853 as the Parmelee Transportation Company, GO Airport Express currently transports more than one million passengers annually to and from Chicago's O'Hare and Midway Airports.  It is also a founding member for GO Group, LLC., offering transportation in airports worldwide. For more information or to book transportation online visit www.airportexpress.com.

SOURCE GO Airport Express