Getting Around

Welcome to the Chicago Northwest Region! We are excited to have you here. Use the links below for more information.

Where Are We?

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You will find our eight communities Northwest of O’Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago. Several major highways flow through our region and offer you quick ways of getting to Chicago Northwest. Additionally, our entire region features free parking.

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Find specific things to do in the Chicago Northwest suburbs with our Community Maps!

Ride-Hailing Services

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Available throughout the Chicago Northwest region.

Passenger pick-up zones at O’Hare International Airport are located at Terminal 2 (upper level) and Terminal 5 (lower level). Look for signage — RIDESHARE PICKUP ZONE.


Download the Uber app.


Download the Lyft app.

Suburban Taxi Cabs

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All suburban cabs are operated as pre-arranged rides or dispatched rides. The suburban cabs are called to the terminals for specific passengers when you get to O’Hare’s Baggage Claim (lower level). Instructions will be given on where to meet your taxi and a taxi number will be given to identify the correct vehicle. You will meet your taxi in the center lane.

Be sure you know which terminal you are in when you call in your order. Your taxi can usually be at the curb in 10 minutes or so from the time of your call, unless you are told otherwise. During “peak” travel times there are delays caused by the high volume of traffic entering the terminals. Due to security procedures in place at this time your assigned vehicle, cannot by law, wait at the curb for you.

View our current taxi partners

Charter and Town Car Services

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Take a look at our transportation page for our Charter and Town Car Service partners.

Suburban to Chicago Train Service

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(312) 322-6777 |
Purchase your ticket at the ticket office, Ventra App, or on board (cash only and additional service charge may apply). Weekend pass is available.

Union Pacific Northwest Line (@MetraUPNW)
Arrives/Departs from Ogilvie Transportation Center, Chicago. Hotel shuttle available to/from Palatine station.

Download the Ventra app from the app store for smooth riding on Metra, CTA and PACE.

Free Schaumburg Woodfield Trolley Service

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