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Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)

Public transportation is in Chicago is easy and affordable. Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) buses and the elevated and subway trains will take you to and from The Magnificent Mile in no time.

Red Line Train: Exit via Chicago Avenue or Grand Avenue and walk east approximately 3 blocks.

Bus: Thirteen bus routes run along The Magnificent Mile with various drop offs on North Michigan Avenue between Oak Street and Wacker Drive, including: 2, 3, 10, 26, 125, 143, 146, 147, 148, 151, 157. The following bus routes intersect North Michigan Avenue from the east and/or west: 66 (upper Michigan Avenue); 29, 65 (lower Michigan Avenue).

For bus and train schedules, system maps, CTA bus tracker and trip planners, visit transitchicago.com or contact the CTA at (312) 836-7000.


The commuter railroad will transport you around the Chicagoland area, with several stations located near The Magnificent Mile district.

For schedules, visit metrarail.com.

Airport Shuttle

GO Airport Express offers airport shuttle services between Chicago area locations and O’Hare and Midway Airports. The shuttles depart from O’Hare and Midway Airports every 15 minutes for Chicago downtown and many suburban locations.

Book travel now at airportexpress.com.

Signature Transportation Group

Signature Transportation Group Chicago/Orlando offers full service ground transportation for the Chicagoland area and beyond. Let their friendly and knowledgeable staff members assist with arranging car service for any group size or request, including airport transfers, business meetings, dine arounds, or simply a day of fun and leisure along the Magnificent Mile. Once you've booked a trip, download our app to keep up to date on your current and future bookings with STG!

Book travel now at (312) 625-9100 or visit signaturetg.com.


Taxi cabs are plentiful and easy to catch along The Magnificent Mile. There are no designated areas to catch a taxi cab so simply raise your hand and wait for the next available cab to stop for you. You can also order a cab by calling Yellow Cab at (312) TAXICAB or by texting your complete pickup address to 777222. Or call Flash Cab at (773) 561-4444 or text your complete pickup address to EZTAXI.

Water Taxi

For a unique route of travel during the summer months, hop on Wendella’s Chicago Water Taxi for a quick trip down the Chicago River to or from The Magnificent Mile. Contact Wendella at (312) 337-1446.

For information on schedules, rates and docks visit chicagowatertaxi.com

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