Chicago Express Shuttle

This shuttle provides limited Saturday shuttle service between Evanston shuttle stops and four downtown Chicago locations.

Schedule:

Stop Location Pickup Times
 pm  pm  pm  pm  pm  pm
Henry Crown Sports Pavilion 12:00 1:50 3:40 6:00 7:50 9:35
Sheridan/Lincoln 12:02 1:52 3:42 6:02 7:52 9:37
Sheridan/Noyes 12:03 1:53 3:43 6:03 7:53 9:38
Sheridan/Foster 12:04 1:54 3:44 6:04 7:54 9:39
Chicago/Sheridan 12:05 1:55 3:45 6:05 7:55 9:40
Pearson/
Mies Van Der Rohe
12:38 2:28 4:18 6:38 8:28 10:13
Columbus/Illinois 12:44 2:34 4:24 6:44 8:34 10:19
Columbus/Monroe 12:48 2:38 4:28 6:48 8:38 10:23
Columbus/Roosevelt 12:51 2:41 4:31* NS NS NS
Weber Arch 1:28 3:18 5:37 7:25 9:15 11:00
Jacobs Center 1:29 3:19 5:38 7:26 9:16 11:01
Tech Institute 1:30 3:20 5:39 7:27 9:17 11:02
Patten Gym 1:31 3:21 5:40 7:28 9:18 11:03
arrive Henry Crown Sports Pavilion 1:33 3:23 5:42 7:30 9:20 end

*30 minute driver exchange
NS=no service

Everyone must exit the shuttle after the return to Henry Crown Sports Pavilion.

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Run times:

This shuttle runs between 12:00 noon and 11:03 pm on the following Saturdays in 2013-14:

  • Sept: 28
  • Oct: 12, 19, 26
  • Nov: 2, 9, 16, 23
  • Dec: 7
  • Jan: 11, 18, 25
  • Feb: 1, 8, 15, 22
  • Mar: 1, 15
  • Apr: 5, 12, 19, 26
  • May: 3, 10, 17, 24
  • June: 7

Valid WildCARD Required:

This shuttle is a free service for University Students, Faculty and Staff, with presentation of a valid WildCARD.

Large Groups on the Shuttles

If you need to travel with a group of six or more people at a time on one of the shuttles, please contact Shuttle Services at 3-4147 or shuttle@northwestern.edu. Due to shuttle capacity issues, we encourage the use of alternative transportation for large groups. We serve the entire campus community and our routes are based on average ridership levels. Shuttle services also offers charter services for a fee.

Route stops:

  • Henry Crown Sports Pavilion
  • Sheridan/Lincoln
  • Sheridan/Noyes
  • Sheridan/Foster
  • Chicago/Sheridan
  • Pearson/Mies Van Der Rohe bus shelter near Water Tower Place, Michigan Avenue, and the NU Chicago Campus
    (Note: This stop does not have a NU Shuttle sign.)
  • Fairbanks/Illinois bus shelter near AMC River East 21 Movie Theater and Navy Pier
    (Note: This stop does not have a NU Shuttle sign.)
  • Columbus/Monroe (Northwestern corner of Columbus Drive) near Millennium Park, The Art Institute of Chicago and State Street shopping
    (Note: This stop does not have a NU Shuttle sign.)
  • Columbus/Roosevelt bus shelter near the Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum and Adler Planetarium
    (Note: This stop does not have a NU Shuttle sign.)
  • Weber Arch
  • Jacobs Center
  • Tech Institute
  • Patten Gym

Additional Information:

  • 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.
  • Free Enterprise buses are used for this route.
  • For service updates, call 847-467-5284.
  • For Lost and Found and after-hours dispatch, call 708-474-7474.
  • For all other shuttle questions, contact University Services at 312-503-8129 or shuttle@northwestern.edu.
  • PDF version of the route map and schedule: Student Shuttle Brochure pdf icon (pdf)

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Chicago Express

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  • Operates on Saturdays
  • Operates during the academic year
  • Service updates:
    847-467-5284
  • Lost and Found:
    708-474-7474