Maps and Directions

The campus is at the heart of metropolitan Chicago and is easily accessible by air, rail or automobile.

O’Hare International Airport is six miles northeast of the College. A regular Metra commuter train originates in downtown Chicago, at Ogilvie Transportation Center, and stops two blocks from campus. Several interstate highways converge at or near the City of Elmhurst.

Maps

Directions to Campus

  • Take Interstate 294 (Tri-State Tollway) south
  • Exit at 1-290 West, Ill. 64-North Avenue
  • Exit again immediately at Ill. 64-North Avenue
  • Go west 1.5 miles to Maple Avenue, turn left
  • Follow Maple Avenue one-half mile across railroad tracks to Alexander Boulevard
  • Turn right at Alexander, then right into the campus parking lot
  • Take Interstate 294 (Tri-State Tollway) north
  • Travel past the Cermak Road plaza
  • Follow signs for I-290 West to Ill.64 (North Avenue)
  • Go north on I-290 to St. Charles Road
  • Travel west on St. Charles past York Road to Prospect
  • Turn right onto Prospect for two long blocks to Alexander Boulevard
  • Turn left, then right into the parking lot
  • Take Interstate 290 (Eisenhower Expressway) west
  • Follow signs for I-290 West-Rockford
  • Exit at westbound St. Charles Road, just west of I-294
  • Travel west on St. Charles past York Road to Prospect
  • Turn right onto Prospect for two long blocks to Alexander Boulevard
  • Turn left, then right into the parking lot
  • Take Interstate 88 (Reagan Memorial Tollway) east
  • Travel past the Oak Brook exit to Interstate 294
  • Exit at York Road
  • Travel north on York to St. Charles Road, turn left
  • Travel west on St. Charles to Prospect Avenue
  • Turn right onto Prospect for two long blocks to Alexander Boulevard
  • Turn left, then right into the parking lot

Local Transportation

Elmhurst College is easily accessible by public transportation. Metra commuter trains to downtown Chicago stop a few blocks from campus, and Pace buses provide service throughout the western suburbs. Several taxi cab companies also serve Elmhurst and surrounding communities.

Local Taxi Cab Services

  • 303 Taxi, (630) 368-0303
  • American, (630) 920-9480
  • Universal, (630) 617-5400

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