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There are 3 ways to get from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium by bus, taxi or foot

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Line 29 bus, line 146 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from Navy Pier Terminal to State & Roosevelt 29
  2. Take the line 146 bus from Roosevelt & State to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium 146

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium 3.6 miles

$12 - $15

Walk  •  54 min

  1. Walk from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium 2.8 miles

Navy Pier → Shedd Aquarium
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The most affordable way to get from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium is to line 29 bus and line 146 bus, which costs $6 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium is to taxi which costs $12 - $15 and takes 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium. However, there are services departing from Navy Pier Terminal and arriving at Solidarity Drive & Aquarium via Roosevelt & State. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Navy Pier and Shedd Aquarium is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium without a car is to line 29 bus and line 146 bus which takes 53 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium, including transfers.

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Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Navy Pier Terminal station.

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Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Solidarity Drive & Aquarium station.

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There are 979+ hotels available in Shedd Aquarium. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 1.8 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Navy Pier, IL, USA and Shedd Aquarium, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium via Navy Pier Terminal, State & Roosevelt, Roosevelt & State, and Solidarity Drive & Aquarium in around 53 min.

Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Navy Pier Terminal to State & Roosevelt
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Roosevelt & State to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Taxi from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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