Travel Information

Traveling to PSU Chicago via Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)

If you're arriving by air, the closest, most convenient airport is Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). This airport is approximately 13 miles from the hotel.

Public Transit System
The 'L' subway system runs from Midway to a stop 0.2 miles from the Marriott and is available for $2.25 per person, each way. To get to the Midway Station, follow the signs to "CTA Trains" or "Trains to City" or you can follow the orange line on the ground. Take the Orange Line to Roosevelt and transfer to the Red Line. Take the Red Line towards Howard and get off at the Grand station. After leaving the station, walk East on Grand Avenue and make a left on Rush Street. The entrance to the back of the hotel will be half a block on your right.

Shuttle Service
Shuttle Services are available from GO Airport Express for approximately $30.00, one way. Shuttles depart approximately every 15 minutes starting from 6:00am - 11:30pm from the lower level Arrivals, Door 3. Advance reservations are strongly recommended for your arrival and are required for your departure trip from the hotel to the airport.

Taxi Service
Taxis are available for approximately $43 each way and are available from the lower level curb front of the airport terminal.

If you are driving to PSU from Midway, please find directions to the hotel below:

  • Take Cicero Ave. North to I-55 North
  • Exit at Lakeshore Drive and go left (North)
  • Exit at the Illinois/Grand exit
  • Go left on Grand Avenue to Rush Street
  • Turn right on Rush Street and the hotel will be on your right
  • The hotel address is 540 North Michigan Avenue, however the driveway entrance is on 541 North Rush Street

Traveling to PSU Chicago via Chicago O'Hare (ORD)

The Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is a larger airport but requires a longer trip to the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. This airport is approximately 18 miles from the hotel.

Public Transit from ORD
The 'L' subway system runs from O'Hare to a stop 0.2 miles from the Marriott and is available for $5.00 per person, each way. To get to the O'Hare Station, follow the signs to "CTA Trains" or "Trains to City" from Terminals 1, 2, & 3. If you arrive in Terminal 5, you will need to take an airport train to one of the other terminals and follow the signs for the trains. Take the Blue Line to Jackson and transfer via the tunnel to the Red Line. Take the Red Line towards Howard and get off at the Grand station. After leaving the station, walk East on Grand Avenue and make a left on Rush Street. The entrance to the back of the hotel will be half a block on your right.

Shuttle Service from ORD
Shuttle Services are available from GO Airport Express for $35.00, one way. Shuttles are available 24/7. Reservations are required and pick up times may be limited off peak hours. Advance reservations are not needed when arriving at O'Hare, but are required on your return trip from the hotel to the airport.

Taxi Service
Taxis are available for approximately $49 each way and are available at the lower level curb front (outside of baggage claim) at every terminal.

If you are driving to PSU from O'Hare, please find directions to the hotel below:

  • Take I-190 East into I-90 (Kennedy Expressway)
  • East to the Ohio Street Exit (50B)- (Ohio Street is a one-way street eastbound)
  • Take Ohio Street to Rush Street
  • Turn right on Rush for hotel entrance.
  • The hotel address is 540 North Michigan Avenue, however the driveway entrance is on 541 North Rush Street

Parking at PSU

For participants who are driving to PSU Chicago, parking is available at the hotel. Valet parking is $61.00 for 24 hours with in/out privileges. Off-site, self-parking is $46.00 with in/out privileges for overnight hotel guests and $48 for day guests without in/out privileges. Fortunately, participation in PSU Chicago does not require the use of a car unless you have plans to visit locations outside of the area.