There are 6 ways to get from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium by bus, taxi, towncar, foot 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 2 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Navy Pier Terminal to 1100 S Columbus 2

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Line 29 bus, line 146 bus  •  55 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 130 / ...

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium 4 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium 4 miles

$7 - $12

Walk  •  51 min

  1. Walk from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium 2.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  46 min

  1. Cycle from Streeter Dr & Grand Ave to Shedd Aquarium 2.9 miles

$7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium is to line 2 bus which costs $2 - $3 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium is to taxi which costs $15 - $19 and takes 7 min.

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

The line 2 bus from Navy Pier Terminal to 1100 S Columbus takes 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Navy Pier Terminal and arriving at 1100 S Columbus. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 1.8 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 28 min.

Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Navy Pier Terminal to 1100 S Columbus
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Navy Pier Terminal to State & Roosevelt
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Roosevelt & State to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$7 - $12
UberX
$8 - $12
UberXL
$15 - $20
Select
$16 - $22
Black
$23 - $30
Black SUV
$30 - $45
Divvy
Website
divvybikes.com
Bike from Streeter Dr & Grand Ave to Shedd Aquarium
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
Bikeshare
$7
Taxi from Navy Pier to Shedd Aquarium
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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