Travel Options

Trains Near Campus

CTA

The CTA’s rail system travels throughout many of Chicago’s neighborhoods and into a few surrounding suburbs as well. Both the Red and Green lines run close to campus. When using these rail lines, take the #55 bus route to/from the Garfield station. The Red and Green lines travel to the downtown Loop area where it is easy to transfer to another train or bus.

For more information, visit transitchicago.com or call 1.888.YOUR.CTA (1.888.968.7282).

Metra

Metra provides commuter rail service throughout the Chicago metro area. The Metra Electric District Line runs through Hyde Park and can be accessed at several train stations and connected to by a number of CTA bus routes:

  • 59th Street Station: use CTA routes #2, #6, #15, and #28 to go between campus and the stop
  • 57th Street Station: use CTA routes #2, #6, #15, and #28 to go between campus and the stop
  • 55th – 56th – 57th Street Station: use CTA routes #6, #15, #28, #55, and #171 to go between campus and the stop
  • 51st/ 53rd Street Station: use CTA routes #2, #6, #15, #28, #171, #172, and #192 to go between campus and the stop

Visit metrarail.com for more information.

South Shore Line (Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District)

This commuter rail line provides service between the South Bend Airport and Millennium Station in downtown Chicago. To access campus, use the 57th Street Metra station.

Visit nictd.com for schedules and information.