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Maps and Directions

Where is Elmhurst University Located?

Our campus is at the heart of metropolitan Chicago, just 30 minutes from downtown, and is easy to access by air, train or car.

O’Hare International Airport is six miles northeast of the University. A regular Metra commuter train originates in downtown Chicago, at Ogilvie Transportation Center, and stops two blocks from campus. Drivers can also exit at or near the City of Elmhurst from several major interstate highways.

Elmhurst University Maps

Where is Elmhurst University located? Where can you find parking on campus? Click below for answers.

CAMPUS MAP  BIRD’S-EYE MAP  Parking Info

Driving 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

Plan a Visit to Campus

There are a variety of safe ways to visit and tour our campus. The City of Elmhurst also offers plenty to eat and do while you’re here.

Local Transportation

Elmhurst University 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 taxicab companies also serve Elmhurst and surrounding communities.

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

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