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Transportation in the Windy City


Whether this is your first time in Chicago or you’ve visited in the past, AAAL GSC would like to provide you with some transportation options while in the windy city. We offer transportation tips from the airport to the conference as well as some options for traveling during the conference.


To/From O’Hare (Sheraton Grand Hotel)


1. Go Airport Express

a. Fee: One person: One-way 30 USD; Round-trip 56 USD/ Pair Fare (2 people, prices are

per person): One-way 21 USD; Round-trip 39 USD. Rates do not include a 2 USD

MPEA Departure Tax from ORD per person.

b. Shuttle departs from the airport to the downtown hotels every 10 – 15 minutes. From the

hotel to the airport, the shuttle is at every :25 and :55 past the hour.

2. Taxi

a. Fee: $35-$50. The service is available 24 hours and is approximately a 45-60 minute

ride.

3. CTA Rail System

a. The Blue Line leaves from the airport, stopping at Clark & Lake, approximately 1.2 miles

away.

4. Uber

5. Lyft


To/From Midway Airport (Sheraton Grand Hotel)


1. Go Airport Express

a. Fee: One person: One-way 25 USD; Round-trip 46 USD/Pair Fare (2 people, prices are

per person): One-way 17 USD; Round-trip 31 USD. Rates do not include a 2 USD

MPEA Departure Tax from MDW airport per person.

b. Airport shuttles depart from Midway (MDW) every 15 minutes for Downtown service to

Chicago hotels.

2. Taxi

a. Fee: $25-$40. The service is available 24 hours and is approximately a 20-30 minute

ride.

3. CTA Rail System

a. The Orange Line leaves from the airport, stopping at Clark & Lake, approximately 1.2

miles away.

4. Uber

5. Lyft


Bus


1. Greyhound Bus Station

630 West Harrison Street

Chicago, IL 60607

2.3 miles from the hotel


Railway


1. Grand/State CTA Station

521 North State Street

Chicago, IL 60610

0.6 miles from the hotel


2. Union Station

18 West Monroe Street

Chicago, IL 60603

1.0 mile from the hotel


3. Clark/Lake CTA Station

100/124 West Lake Street

Chicago, IL 60601

1.2 miles from the hotel


4. Ogilvie Transportation Center

500 West Madison Street

Chicago, IL 60661

1.5 miles from the hotel


5. Union Railway Station

225 South Canal Street

Chicago, IL 60606

2.0 miles from the hotel


Getting Around Town


1. CTA Bus

435 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

0.3 miles from the hotel


2. CTA Rail System

The Red Line stop at Grand/State Street (521 North State Street) will take you to the north side and the south side of Chicago. Also, the Blue and Orange Lines are located at the Clark/Lake CTA Station (100/124 West Lake Street).


3. Uber


4. Lyft


*All information obtained from: http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/area/transportation.html?propertyID=196&language=en_US

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