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There are 5 ways to get from West Town to Shedd Aquarium by bus, subway, taxi or foot

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

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Line 146 bus

  1. Take the line 146 bus from State & Jackson to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium

4 alternative options

Subway, line 146 bus

  1. Take the subway from Ashland-Lake to Roosevelt
  2. Take the line 146 bus from Roosevelt & State to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium

Line 66 bus, line 146 bus

  1. Take the line 66 bus from Chicago & Wolcott to Chicago & Michigan
  2. Take the line 146 bus from Michigan & Superior to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from West Town to Shedd Aquarium

Walk

  1. Walk from West Town to Shedd Aquarium

West Town to Shedd Aquarium by bus and walk

The journey time between West Town and Shedd Aquarium is around 13 min and covers a distance of around 2 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 9 min. Operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), the West Town to Shedd Aquarium service departs from State & Jackson and arrives in Shedd Aquarium. Typically 695 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
13 min
Fastest journey time:
9 min
Journey distance:
2 miles
Services per week:
695
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:09
Last service departs at:
23:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

West Town to Shedd Aquarium bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from West Town to Shedd Aquarium is to line 146 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Town to Shedd Aquarium is to taxi which costs $17 - $21 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from State & Jackson and arriving at Solidarity Drive & Aquarium. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between West Town and Shedd Aquarium is 4 miles.

The best way to get from West Town to Shedd Aquarium without a car is to line 146 bus which takes 16 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The line 146 bus from State & Jackson to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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West Town to Shedd Aquarium bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from State & Jackson station.

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

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There are 303+ hotels available in Shedd Aquarium. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from West Town to Shedd Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 3.6 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between West Town, IL, USA and Shedd Aquarium, IL, USA?

Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from State & Jackson to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 13 min.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from Ashland-Lake to Roosevelt
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$2 - $5
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from State & Jackson to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Bus from Roosevelt & State to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Bus from Chicago & Wolcott to Chicago & Michigan
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Bus from Michigan & Superior to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Other operators
Taxi from West Town to Shedd Aquarium
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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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