Getting Around

Less than 10 miles from downtown Chicago, Oak Park is the city’s close western suburb—a quick side trip by car or train for sightseers.

Transport Options

Need to know your way around? Below is a list of transportation services available in the Oak Park Area. 


Chicago Transit Authority

Travel the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) blue and green lines between magnificent downtown Chicago and charming Oak Park. Trains run frequently all day and into the night. For more information call 1-888-YOUR-CTA or visit for up-to-date schedules and arrival times.



The Metra Commuter Rail Service provides farther connections to our neighboring areas. Use their online maps and schedules to find your most convenient route. 


Pace Suburban Bus Service

Pace is the premier suburban transit provider. For bus schedules, call 847-364-PACE (7223)


Airport Express

Getting to the airport and home again has never been easier. Airport Express offers travelers safe, convenient and affordable transportation to both Midway and O'Hare airports from the Oak Park area. To make your reservation call 773-247-1200 or visit their website.