Local information

There are two airports in Chicago, find below some information about how to get to our campus in Hyde Park from them.

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW):
Bus #55 (roughly 45 min)
Uber/Taxi (roughly 25 min)

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD):
Blue Line (O’Hare → Jackson, 19 stops) → Bus #6 or Bus #2 (roughly 1h 30 min)
Uber/Taxi (roughly 45 min)



Sophy Hyde Park:
(773) 289-1003
1411 E 53rd St
Chicago IL 60615
UChicago Friend & Family Discount Link for Sophy Hyde Park here

Hyatt Place Chicago-South:
(773) 752-5300
5225 South Harper Avenue
Chicago IL 60615

La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago-Lake Shore:
(773) 324-3000
4900a S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago IL 60615

Hostelling International Chicago:
This large hostel is located in downtown Chicago at Congress and Wabash.
Room rates start at $34 a night, with free breakfast.

Budget-minded participants might also want to consider options like Airbnb.

Very limited numbers of couches, futons and hide-a-beds might be available from and for students. Please contact us for details.


Transportation around campus
Hotels to campus: The Hyde Park Hyatt and La Quinta offer shuttles to campus. Hostelling International Chicago is one block from the Metra train station at Michigan Ave. and Van Buren Street. The train ride is about 15 minutes to the 59th Street Station on the campus of The University of Chicago.

Parking on campus: Street parking is free in Hyde Park, but campus parking is also available.