Transportation information for University of Chicago
Chicago Airport System: 800-832-6352
O'Hare International Airport: World’s busiest airport. 30 minutes from downtown. 773-686-2200
Midway Airport: 5700 Cicero Ave. 20 minutes from downtown. 773-838-0600
Airport Shuttle (private van or limo): Curbside pick-up at all area airports
Taxi Fare: $1.60 the first mile, $1.40 each additional mile
Passenger Trains: Amtrak, 800-USA-RAIL
Public Transportation: The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) offers fast, direct train service from both airports to downtown. Route, fare and schedule information: 312-836-7000, daily 5 a.m.-1 a.m. (CT). Fare for one ride: $1.50. For heavy CTA use, visitor passes are available for: 1-Day ($5), 2-Day($9), 3-Day($12) and 5-Day($18), -- unlimited rides on buses and trains. Purchase passes at airports and visitor information centers, Union Station and select Chicago locations; or purchase cards in advance at 888-968-7282.