Finding your way around

By Plane
O'Hare International Airport (tel. 773-686-2200, is located 27km northwest of downtown Chicago.

Visitors can also land at Midway International Airport (tel. 773-838-0600,, which is located about 20min southwest of downtown.

The Go Airport Express (tel. 888-284-3826, minibus service and the Chicago Transit Authority (tel. 312-836-7000, train link both airports with the downtown area.

By Bus
Chicago's bus station is located at 630 W. Harrison Street (tel. 312-408-5800).

By Train
Chicago Union Station (210 South Canal, tel. 800-872-7245,

Public Transportation
The Chicago Transit Authority (tel. 312-836-7000, is responsible for the city's public transportation system. It manages a large network of bus lines, along with an elevated train and subway, which criss-cross the city and its immediate suburbs.