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Train Station Shuttle

COVID-19 Information

Some routes are operating on reduced or modified schedules. Please see our COVID-19 Announcement for the most updated information.

The Train Station Shuttles (Chicago campus) 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.

Schedule

Ogilvie/Union Train Station Shuttle Stops:

  • Ogilvie Station – west side of Clinton Street between Randolph Street and Washington Boulevard
  • Union Station – near the Clinton CTA stop between Adams Street and Jackson Boulevard
  • Simpson-Querrey Biomedical Research Center - southeast corner of building on Huron Street
  • Time-Life Building – Southwest corner of Fairbanks Court and Ohio Street

Millennium/LaSalle Train Station Shuttle Stops:

  • Millennium Station – eastbound lower South Water Street
  • LaSalle Street Station – southeast corner of Financial Place and Congress Parkway
  • Simpson-Querrey Biomedical Research Center - southeast corner of building on Huron Street
  • Time-Life Building – southwest corner of Fairbanks Court and Ohio Street

Cost:

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

  • 10-ride ticket packet: $21.00
  • Monthly pass: $52.00

Employees can only purchase tickets at their respective employer's sales location. You may purchase tickets at:

  • Northwestern University: Transportation & Parking Services, Abbott Hall - Room 100
    • Employees may purchase passes pre-tax through the Commuter Pre-Tax Transit program with PayFlex. Follow the "Enrollment - Purchasing Transit Passes" instructions on the Human Resources Website.
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital: U.S. Bank, Feinberg Pavilion, second floor (Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.); cash or check only
  • NM Central DuPage: Concierge Office, second floor
  • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: Garage Parking Office, fifth floor
  • Lurie Children's: Monthly tickets are through Wage-Works only. 10-Ride packs can be purchased through Wage-Works or from Food Service cashiers at the 11th Floor cafeteria.

Operating Days

This shuttle operates year-round, Monday through Friday. It does not run on Northwestern Memorial Hospital holidays:

  • Labor Day: Monday, September 7, 2020
  • Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 26, 2020
  • Christmas Day: Friday, December 25, 2020
  • New Year's Day: Friday, January 1, 2021
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 31, 2021
  • Independence Day: Monday, July 5, 2021 (day of observation)