Chicago Union Station
Located at 225 S. Canal Street in downtown Chicago, Union Station is within walking distance of Grant Park, Buckingham Fountain, Chicago Theatre, Daley Center, Sears Tower, Civic Opera House and the Art Institute of Chicago. Union Station is staffed with Amtrak personnel to assist passengers. The station offers enclosed waiting areas, restrooms, payphones, a snack bar, ATM, long/short term parking, and Quik-Trak ticket machines. Please see below for information on transportation within Chicago.


  • Three blocks east of Union Station is the Quincy stop of the Brown, Purple and Orange CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) train lines, located at 220 S. Wells Street. For more information, please call (888) 968-7282 or click here.
  • Two blocks south of Union Station is the Clinton Stop of the Blue CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) train line, located at 426 S. Clinton Street. For more information, please call (888) 968-7282 or click here.

Arriving in Chicago

Just got into Chicago?

For those who have just arrived in the Chicago Station, Welcome! You have several transportation options ready to take you where you need to go. Click on the buttons below to explore your options.


Just step outside Union Station, and you’ll find taxi stands on almost every corner. A small sampling of Chicago’s taxi service providers includes:
Yellow Cab (312) 829-4222
Wolley Cab (312) 829-4222
Checker Cab Service (312) 243-2537


Many CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) buses serve Union Station including bus numbers 1, 7, 28, 60, 124, 125, 126, 151, 156 and 157. For more information, please call (888) 968-7282 or click here. Local train information is also available at the same website.


Avis (312) 782-6825
Budget (312) 341-0308
Enterprise (312) 332-7783
Hertz (312) 928-0538
National Car Rental (312) 236-2581