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Chicago Transportation

Transportation in Chicago

Travel to Chicago by air:

O'Hare Airport
10,000 West O'Hare
Chicago, IL 60666

Midway Airport
5700 South Cicero
Chicago, IL 60638


Travel by train:

Amtrak trains serve approximately 500 cities across the nation. Over 50 Amtrak trains come in and out of Chicago daily. 800-USA-RAIL.


Travel by Public Transportation:

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) offers extensive lines of trains and buses throughout the city of Chicago. For more information on CTA services including route, fare, and schedule information, call 312-836-7000 any day from 5a.m.-1a.m.. 888-YOU-RCTA, weekdays 7A.M.-8P.M. You can also view the CTA train map.

Metra Commuter Rail (METRA) runs commuter trains from the following downtown terminals: LaSalle, Olgilive Trans. Center, Randolph St., Michigan St., and Union Station (Amtrak). For more information on Metra services including route, fare, and schedule information, call 312-836-7000, weekdays 8 A.M.-5P.M..

Pace offers more than 230 bus routes throughout the following counties: Cook, DuPage, Will, McHenry, Lake, and Kane. For more information on Pace services including route, fare, and schedules, call 312-836-7000, weekdays 8 A.M.-5P.M

Greyhound offers nationwide service for travel and tours in and out of the Chicagoland area. Call 800-231-2222 for fares and schedules.

Tri-State Coach Lines offers charter coach services in the Tri-State area. Call 800.248.8747 for fares and schedules.


Travel by Taxi Cab:

Travelling by cab is a safe option, especially at night. Some better-known companies:

Yellow Cab
312-TAXI-CAB

Checker Cab
312-CHECKER


Travel by free trolley:

Daily free trolley service between downtown Chicago and Navy Pier runs year round. No ticket is needed — just catch a free trolley at any stop marked by a "Free Trolley" sign.

For route information times and maps, click here.


Popular parking garages and lots:

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Allright Parking
2135 South Wentworth Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 842-7806

CPS Parking
1 N. LaSalle Street - Suite 1650
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Phone: 312-578-1660

InterParking
111 W. Jackson Boulevard - Suite 1900
Chicago, Illinois 60604

System Parking
111 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60601

G. O. Parking, Inc.
875 N. Michigan Avenue - Suite 3760
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Imperial Parking Corporation
205 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60606

Standard Parking
900 N. Michigan Avenue - Suite 1600
Chicago, Illinois