Directions



Directions to Campus

Campus Map

Elmhurst College
190 Prospect Ave.
Elmhurst, IL 60126

The campus is near the geographic center of metropolitan Chicago, and is easily accessible by air, rail, or automobile. O'Hare International Airport is six miles northwest of the College. A regular Metra commuter train originates in downtown Chicago, at the Chicago and NorthWestern Station, and stops two blocks from campus. Several interstate highways converge at or near the city of Elmhurst.


From the North

    • Take Interstate 294 (Tri-State Tollway) south
    • Exit at 1-290 West, Ill. 64-North Avenue
    • Exit again immediately at Ill. 64-North Avenue
    • Go west 1.5 miles to Maple Avenue, turn left
    • Follow Maple Avenue one-half mile across rail-road tracks to Alexander Boulevard
    • Turn right at Alexander, then right into the campus parking lot

    From the South

    • Take Interstate 294 (Tri-State Tollway) north
    • Travel past the Cermak Road plaza
    • Exit at 1-290 West, Ill.64-North Avenue
    • Go north on 1-290 to St. Charles Road
    • Travel west on St. Charles past York Road to Prospect Avenue
    • Turn right onto Prospect Avenue for two long blocks to Alexander Boulevard
    • Turn left, then right into the parking lot

    From the East

    • Take Interstate 290 (Eisenhower Expressway) west
    • Follow signs for 1-290 West-Rockford
    • Exit at westbound St. Charles Road, just west of 1-294
    • Travel west on St. Charles past York Road to Prospect Avenue
    • Turn right onto Prospect Avenue for two long blocks to Alexander Boulevard
    • Turn left, then right into the parking lot

    From the West

    • Take Interstate 88 (East-West Tollway) east
    • Travel past the Oak Brook exit to Interstate 294
    • Exit at York Road
    • Travel north on York to St. Charles Road, turn left
    • Travel west on St. Charles to Prospect Avenue
    • Turn right onto Prospect Avenue for two long blocks to Alexander Boulevard
    • Turn left, then right into the parking lot

    Public Transportation

    Elmhurst College is easily accessible by public transportation. Metra commuter trains to downtown Chicago stop a few blocks from campus, and Pace buses provide service throughout the western suburbs. Several taxi cab companies also serve Elmhurst and surrounding communities.

    Local Taxi Cab Services

    • 303 Taxi (630) 368-0303
    • American (630) 920-9480
    • Auto Ride (630) 834-3000
    • Universal (630) 617-5400
    • Villa Park Cab (630) 243-2537
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