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Getting To & Around Chicago

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Where is Chicago?

In the heart of the Midwest, 15 hrs from New York off I-80, 5hrs from Detroit off I-94, 10hrs from Toronto off Hwy 401 & I-94, 35hrs from San Fran/Seattle.

Coach & Rail Stations

Greyhound   
630 West Harrison St (312-408-5821)
From New York ($76, 17hrs), Toronto ($64, 11.5hrs), San Francisco ($137, 51hrs)

Amtrak  
225 South Canal St (800-872-7245)
From New York ($84, 19hrs); Toronto ($95, 15.5hrs), San Francisco ($145, 55hrs)

From the Airport

(30-45 mins)
Public Transport  
From O’Hare take blue Line to downtown, $2/$.25 for transfer.
Shuttle $27.
Taxi $35-40 to downtown; ask for shared ride $19/person

Getting Around

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Buses and trains including the famous “L” aboveground line. $2 cash, $1.75 prepaid card; unlimited day passes 1-day ($5), 2 ($9), 3 ($12), 5 ($18)


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