Directions from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Clark/Lake Blue Line
  2. Take the subway from Clark/Lake to Foster Purple Line

$4 - $9

6 alternative options

Line 290 bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 290 bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Howard CTA Station 290

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University 16.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University 16.4 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  24 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Northwestern University 16.4 miles

$95 - $140

Shuttle  •  38 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Northwestern University

$16 - $75

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University 16.4 miles

$21 - $29

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Northwestern University, IL, USA?

Pace Bus operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Clark/Lake
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from Clark/Lake to Foster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Howard CTA Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$21 - $29
uberX
$23 - $30
uberXL
$40 - $55
UberSELECT
$45 - $60
UberBLACK
$65 - $85
SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en.html
Website
cityofchicago.org
303 Taxi
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
Pink Taxi
Phone
+1 847-940-TAXI
Website
pinktaxi.org
Executive Taxi
Phone
+1 217-637-8808
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
303 Taxi Naperville
Phone
+1 630-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
Naerville Dupage Taxi
Phone
+1 630-961-3232
Website
napervilledupagetaxi.com
Naperville Vest Taxi
Phone
+1 630-358-4020
Website
napervillebesttaxiinc.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Northwestern University
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Shuttle from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Northwestern University
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Northwestern University is 21 km. The road distance is 26 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs $50 - $65.

It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University, including transfers.