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There are 8 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University by subway, bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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  •  2h

  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

7 alternative options

Line 290 bus  •  2h 2m

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

$6 - $8

Subway, train  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Irving Park-Blue
  2. Take the train from Irving Park to Clybourn
  3. Take the train from Clybourn to Evanston

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  24m

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

$50 - $65

Drive  •  24m

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

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  24m

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

$95 - $140

Shuttle  •  38m

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  24m

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

$20 - $28

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Northwestern University is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University without a car is to subway which takes 2h and costs $4 - $10.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University is 16 miles. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University.

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There are 715+ hotels available in Northwestern University. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University.
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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h

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 54m.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Clark/Lake
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from Clark/Lake to Foster
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Irving Park-Blue
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Irving Park to Clybourn
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Clybourn to Evanston
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
metrarail.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
54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Northwestern University
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Northwestern University
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Private
$95 - $140
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$20 - $28
UberX
$22 - $28
UberXL
$40 - $55
Select
$45 - $60
Black
$65 - $90
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Northwestern University
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Pink Taxi
Phone
+1 847-940-TAXI
Website
pinktaxi.org
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en.html
Website
cityofchicago.org
Executive Taxi
Phone
+1 217-637-8808
303 Taxi
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
Naperville Vest Taxi
Phone
+1 630-358-4020
Website
napervillebesttaxiinc.com
Naerville Dupage Taxi
Phone
+1 630-961-3232
Website
napervilledupagetaxi.com
303 Taxi Naperville
Phone
+1 630-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com

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