Train Station Shuttle

This shuttle travels between Northwestern's Chicago campus and various Metra stations in the downtown area.
Only Northwestern faculty, staff, and students are eligible to ride the shuttle. Tickets are not sold to the general public.

Effective beginning October 21, 2015
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Ogilvie/Union Train Station Shuttle Stops:

  • Ogilvie Station – West side of Clinton, between Randolph and Washington*
  • Union Station – near the Clinton CTA stop, between Adams and Jackson*
  • Abbott Hall – at approximately 400 E. Huron
  • Time-Life Building – Southeast corner of Fairbanks and Ohio

*As a result of ongoing construction on Chicago's new Bus Rapid Transit System, pick-up and drop-off locations for Ogilvie and Union stations may be affected, sometimes unexpectedly. Alerts will be posted at Transportation News.

Millennium/LaSalle Train Station Shuttle Stops:

  • Millennium Station – Eastbound lower South Water Street
  • LaSalle Street Station – Financial Place and Congress Parkway
  • Abbott Hall – at approximately 400 E. Huron
  • Time-Life Building – Southeast corner of Fairbanks and Ohio

Cost:

Only Northwestern faculty, staff and students are eligible to ride this shuttle. Tickets are not sold to the general public.

  • 10-rides ticket: $17.50
  • Monthly pass: $42.00
Employees can only purchase tickets at their respective employer's sales location. You may purchase tickets at:
  • 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 shuttle runs through the early evening Monday through Friday. This shuttle does not run on Northwestern Memorial Hospital holidays.

Ogilvie/Union Station Schedule:

Morning Schedule

Ogilvie Union NM/NU Campus
6:05 AM 6:10 AM 6:25 AM
6:15 AM 6:20 AM 6:35 AM
6:25 AM 6:30 AM 6:45 AM
6:35 AM 6:40 AM 6:55 AM
6:40 AM 6:45 AM 7:00 AM
6:45 AM 6:50 AM 7:05 AM
6:55 AM 7:00 AM 7:15 AM
7:05 AM 7:10 AM 7:25 AM
7:10 AM 7:15 AM 7:30 AM
7:15 AM 7:20 AM 7:35 AM
7:20 AM 7:25 AM 7:40 AM
7:25 AM 7:30 AM 7:45 AM
7:30 AM 7:35 AM 7:50 AM
7:35 AM 7:40 AM 7:55 AM
7:45 AM 7:50 AM 8:05 AM
7:50 AM 7:55 AM 8:10 AM
7:55 AM 8:00 AM 8:15 AM
8:05 AM 8:10 AM 8:25 AM
8:10 AM 8:15 AM 8:30 AM
8:15 AM 8:20 AM 8:35 AM
8:25 AM 8:30 AM 8:45 AM
8:35 AM 8:40 AM 8:55 AM
8:45 AM 8:50 AM 9:05 AM
8:50 AM 8:55 AM 9:10 AM

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Afternoon Schedule 

Abbott Time-Life Ogilvie Union
2:38 PM 2:45 PM 2:55 PM 3:00 PM
3:08 PM 3:15 PM 3:25 PM 3:30 PM
3:28 PM 3:35 PM 3:45 PM 3:50 PM
3:43 PM 3:50 PM 4:00 PM 4:05 PM
3:48 PM 3:55 PM 4:05 PM 4:10 PM
3:53 PM 4:00 PM 4:10 PM 4:15 PM
3:58 PM 4:05 PM 4:15 PM 4:20 PM
4:08 PM 4:15 PM 4:25 PM 4:30 PM
4:18 PM 4:25 PM 4:35 PM 4:40 PM
4:23 PM 4:30 PM 4:40 PM 4:45 PM
4:28 PM 4:35 PM 4:45 PM 4:50 PM
4:33 PM 4:40 PM 4:50 PM 4:55 PM
4:38 PM 4:45 PM 4:55 PM 5:00 PM
4:48 PM 4:55 PM 5:05 PM 5:10 PM
4:53 PM 5:00 PM 5:10 PM 5:15 PM
4:58 PM 5:05 PM 5:15 PM 5:20 PM
5:03 PM 5:10 PM 5:20 PM 5:25 PM
5:08 PM 5:15 PM 5:25 PM 5:30 PM
5:13 PM 5:20 PM 5:30 PM 5:35 PM
5:18 PM 5:25 PM 5:35 PM 5:40 PM
5:28 PM 5:35 PM 5:45 PM 5:50 PM
5:38 PM 5:45 PM 5:55 PM 6:00 PM
5:48 PM 5:55 PM 6:05 PM 6:10 PM
5:58 PM 6:05 PM 6:15 PM 6:20 PM
6:13 PM 6:20 PM 6:30 PM 6:35 PM
6:28 PM 6:35 PM 6:45 PM 6:50 PM
6:38 PM SafeRide begins

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Millennium/LaSalle Station Schedule:

Morning Schedule 

LaSalle Millennium
(formerly named Randolph)
NM/NU Campus
6:07 AM 6:20 AM 6:27 AM
6:17 AM NS 6:37 AM
6:25 AM 6:38 AM 6:45 AM
6:30 AM 6:47 AM 6:54 AM
6:40 AM 6:53 AM 7:00 AM
6:50 AM 7:03 AM 7:10 AM
7:05 AM 7:18 AM 7:25 AM
7:15 AM 7:28 AM 7:35 AM
7:30 AM 7:40 AM 7:47 AM
7:40 AM 7:53 AM 8:00 AM
7:50 AM 8:03 AM 8:10 AM
8:04 AM 8:14 AM 8:21 AM
8:16 AM 8:28 AM 8:35 AM
8:25 AM 8:38 AM 8:45 AM
8:36 AM 8:49 AM 8:56 AM
8:50 AM 9:03 AM 9:10 AM
9:00 AM 9:13 AM 9:20 AM

NS=no service

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Afternoon Schedule

Abbott Time-Life Millennium
(formerly named Randolph)
LaSalle
2:48 PM 2:55 PM 3:04 PM 3:15 PM
2:58 PM 3:05 PM 3:14 PM 3:25 PM
3:23 PM 3:30 PM 3:39 PM 3:50 PM
3:33 PM 3:40 PM 3:49 PM 4:00 PM
3:48 PM 3:55 PM 4:04 PM 4:15 PM
3:58 PM 4:05 PM 4:14 PM 4:25 PM
4:08 PM 4:15 PM 4:24 PM 4:35 PM
4:23 PM 4:30 PM 4:39 PM 4:50 PM
4:33 PM 4:40 PM 4:49 PM 5:00 PM
4:43 PM 4:50 PM 4:59 PM 5:10 PM
4:58 PM 5:05 PM 5:14 PM 5:25 PM
5:08 PM 5:15 PM 5:24 PM 5:35 PM
5:18 PM 5:25 PM 5:34 PM 5:45 PM
5:33 PM 5:40 PM 5:49 PM 6:00 PM
5:43 PM 5:50 PM 5:59 PM 6:10 PM
5:53 PM 6:00 PM 6:09 PM 6:20 PM
6:08 PM 6:15 PM 6:24 PM 6:35 PM
6:18 PM 6:25 PM 6:34 PM 6:45 PM
6:38 PM SafeRide begins
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Additional Information

  • These shuttles are provided for the employees of NM, 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 shuttle@northwestern.edu