There are 7 ways to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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

Line 6 bus, line 147 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from S Hyde Park & 56th Street to Michigan & Jackson 6 / ...
  2. Take the line 147 bus from Michigan & South Water to Michigan & Chestnut 143 / ...

$2

6 alternative options

Train, line 3 bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from 59th St. to Van Buren St. Me
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Michigan & Jackson to Michigan & Chicago 3 / ...

$5 - $6

Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from 57th St. to Millennium Station Ssl / ...

$2 - $6

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place 9.1 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place 9.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place 9.1 miles

$12 - $18

Bikeshare  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Cycle from Museum Of Science And Industry to Michigan Ave & Pearson St 9.6 miles

$7

What companies run services between Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, IL, USA and Water Tower Place, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place via S Hyde Park & 56th Street, Michigan & South Water, and Michigan & Chicago in around 40 min. Alternatively, South Shore Line operates a train from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 14 min. Metra also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from 59th St. to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from 55th - 56th - 57th St. to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from 57th St. to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from S Hyde Park & 56th Street to Michigan & Jackson
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Michigan & South Water to Michigan & Chestnut
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Michigan & Jackson to Michigan & Chicago
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$12 - $18
uberX
$14 - $18
uberXL
$28 - $40
UberSELECT
$30 - $45
UberBLACK
$40 - $55
SUV
$55 - $70
Divvy
Website
divvybikes.com
Bike from Museum Of Science And Industry to Michigan Ave & Pearson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
Bikeshare
$7
Taxi from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place?

The distance between Museum of Science and Industry Chicago and Water Tower Place is 12 km. The road distance is 15 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place?

The cheapest way to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place?

The quickest way to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $30 - $40.

Is there a direct train between Museum of Science and Industry Chicago and Water Tower Place?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from 57th St. and arriving at Millennium Station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

Is there a direct bus between Museum of Science and Industry Chicago and Water Tower Place?

No, there is no direct bus from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place. However, there are services departing from S Hyde Park & 56th Street and arriving at Michigan & Chestnut via Michigan & South Water. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place?

It takes approximately 40 min to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place, including transfers.

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