Airport Transportation

Two major airports serve the Chicago area, O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. O’Hare is located northwest of Chicago, and Midway is located on the south side of Chicago. Northwestern University does not provide free transportation service to these airports, but both airports are accessible to campus via public transit or car.

Other airport transportation options include:


GO Airport Express

GO Airport Express is a shuttle transportation provider for Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway Airports. They offer a 15% discount for Northwestern. Shuttles depart from O’Hare and Midway Airports every 10 minutes for Chicago downtown and suburban hotels/residences/schools/businesses. For reservations call 800-284-3826 and use corporate discount code “NWU”, or visit the Airport Express website.

(Note: GO Airport Express periodically runs special pricing that may differ from the prices listed here.)


Taxi Service

Taxi service to the Evanston campus is available from both airports. Use Taxi Fare Finder for a cost estimate.