SafeRide Shuttle Chicago

This shuttle operates in the evening between Northwestern's Chicago campus, various Metra stations, and CTA 'L' stations in the downtown area.

Shuttle Stops:

  • Abbott Hall – Northeast corner of McClurg and Huron
  • Time-Life Building – 541 N. Fairbanks, west side of Fairbanks, south of Ohio
  • Millennium Station – Eastbound lower South Water Street
  • CTA 'L' stations – James R. Thompson Center
  • Ogilvie Station – West side of Clinton, between Randolph and Washington
  • Union Station – Clinton CTA stop, between Adams and Jackson
  • LaSalle St. Station – LaSalle St., between Congress and Van Buren


  • Train station tickets are $17.50 for a 10-ride ticket or $42 for a monthly pass
Tickets can be purchased at the following locations:
  • NU: University Services, Abbott Hall, 710 N. Lake Shore Dr., Room 100
  • NMFF/NM: Feinberg cashier, 2nd floor (M-F, 7:30 am–4:30 pm); Fresh Market at Fairbanks, Prentice, second floor (cash only)
  • NM Central DuPage: Concierge Office, second floor
  • RIC: Cafeteria, second floor
  • Lurie Children's: U.S. Bank branch located in hospital
  • For NU employees: Human Resources has partnered with PayFlex to administer our Commuter Pre-Tax Transit program. To pay for NU shuttle pases through payroll deduction, follow the "Enrollment - Purchasing Transit Passes" instructions on the Human Resources website.

Run Times:

This shuttles run in the evening (starting at Abbott Hall at 6:00 PM and making its final stop at the LaSalle St. Station at 10:09 PM), Monday through Friday.

This shuttle does not run on Northwestern Memorial Hospital holidays.


Abbott Hall 6:38 PM 7:09 PM 7:38 PM 8:08 PM 8:38 PM 9:08 PM 9:45 PM
Time-Life 6:42 PM 7:13 PM 7:42 PM 8:12 PM 8:42 PM 9:12 PM 9:49 PM
Millennium (formerly named Randolph) 6:49 PM 7:20 PM 7:49 PM 8:19 PM 8:49 PM 9:25 PM 9:56 PM
CTA L Stations at Thompson Center 6:51 PM 7:22 PM 7:52 PM 8:21 PM 8:52 PM 9:27 PM 9:58 PM
Ogilvie 6:55 PM 7:26 PM 7:55 PM 8:24 PM 8:55 PM 9:31 PM 10:02 PM
Union 6:58 PM 7:29 PM 7:58 PM 8:27 PM 8:58 PM 9:34 PM 10:05 PM
LaSalle 7:02 PM 7:33 PM 8:02 PM 8:31 PM 9:02 PM 9:38 PM 10:09 PM
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Additional Information

  • These shuttles are provided for the employees of NMH, NU, NMFF, Lurie Children's Hospital and RIC
  • All schedules times are approximate. Timetables and other information on this page are subject to change. University Services makes every effort to post an accurate schedule; however, travel times may change as a result of summer festivities and traffic conditions including road construction and inclement weather. Please allow for extra travel time during these instances.
  • The Lost and Found number is (708) 474-7474
  • All other shuttle inquiries can be directed to (312) 503-8129 or
  • PDF version of the route map and schedule: Chicago Campus Shuttle Information pdf icon (pdf)