Airport Transportation Guide

What you need to know about getting to the airport from Wheaton College.

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Uber, limo, and shuttle services are available from Wheaton College to either Chicago airport.  Prices fluctuate but are usually between $40-$50 depending on which airport you're headed to or from.  Advance reservations are recommended. 

Students are encouraged to find others going to the airport when they need to and book a shuttle together.  The price of shuttles will often be reduced if more people are on the shuttle.

Limo or Shuttle Services

Shuttle services Wheaton students have used:

Uber
GO Airport Express 773.247.1200
Bill's Limo Dispatch 630.961.5500
American Taxi 847.255.9600
Universal Taxi  888.344.8294

Driving Directions to O'Hare (ORD) Airport

Approximately 40 mins. in non-rush hour traffic

  • East on Roosevelt to I-355 north
  • North on I-355 to I-290 east
  • East on I-290 to I-294 north
  • North on I-294 to the O'Hare exit (I-190W)
  • Follow signs to O'Hare

Driving Directions to Midway (MDW) Airport

Approximately 50 mins in non-rush hour traffic

  • East on Roosevelt to I-355 south
  • South on I-355 to I-55 north toward Chicago
  • I-55 north to Exit 286 (Cicero) and turn right
  • Follow signs to Midway

Public Transportation to O'Hare (ORD)

Leave several hours ahead of flight departure

  • Take the Metra to Ogilvie Transportation Center from either Wheaton Train Station
         -check Metra schedule at www.metrarail.com
  • Walk down Madison St. (east) toward Lake Michigan (left out of Ogilvie)
  • Turn left on Dearborn St. and walk one block
  • Take stairs to the CTA Washington Station
  • Take CTA Blue Line to O'Hare (This line goes both ways-be sure you're headed toward O'Hare.)
        -buy a CTA card for trip to O'Hare

Public Transportation to Midway (MDW)

Leave several hours ahead of flight departure

  • Take the Metra to Ogilvie Transportation Center from either Wheaton Train Station
         -check Metra schedule at www.metrarail.com
  • Walk down Madison St. (east) toward lake Michigan (left out of Ogilvie)
  • Turn left on Wells St. and enter the Washington/Wells Station
  • Take the CTA Orange Line to Midway
       -buy a CTA card for trip to Midway

 

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