The South Loop is conveniently situated near public transit and access points, making it an easily accessible neighborhood whether you’re commuting to or from the suburbs, other Chicago neighborhoods, or even from out of town.
CTA Orange Line
The orange line runs through the South Loop and takes riders around the Loop and out to Midway International Airport. If you’re looking for the fastest way to or from Midway or just looking to save on Uber fare, the orange line could be a great option.
CTA Red Line
The red line runs south to 95th Street and north through River North, Gold Coast, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Uptown, Edgewater, and Rogers Park, with on campus stops at Loyola and DePaul Universities. Northwestern University in Evanston is also conveniently accessible via red line, as multiple red line stops are also serviced by the purple line to Evanston and Wilmette.
CTA Green Line
Take the green line for direct access to Oak Park or the best way to McCormick Place. The green line also provides access through the West Loop and west side near Rush University Medical Center.
CTA Blue Line
If you fly in and out of O’Hare International Airport often, the South Loop has multiple blue line stops that provide direct access to O’Hare. The blue line takes passengers either through the West Loop, UIC’s campus, and out to Forest Park, or through the Loop, Fulton Market, River West, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Logan Square, Jefferson Park, Rosemont, and directly inside O’Hare Airport.
Metra and Amtrak
Catch the Metra trains out to the western, north shore, and south shore suburbs and Indiana from the Lasalle and Van Buren stations in the South Loop or Ogilvie and Union Stations, which are just a short walk from the South Loop and are also serviced by Amtrak.
Multiple major highways pass directly through the South Loop. Hop directly on I-90 for access throughout Chicago’s northern or southern neighborhoods and suburbs, I-290 for access to Chicago’s western neighborhoods and suburbs, or I-55 to head southwest past McCormick Place toward Saint Louis.
Lakeshore Drive runs through the South Loop and is one of the most expedient ways north and south along the eastern edge of Chicago. Take Lakeshore south through Hyde Park to the University of Chicago campus or north through Rogers Park.
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Whether you’re looking to commute downtown to the Loop, out to the suburbs, or to the furthest stretches of the Earth, the West Loop is outfitted with so many transit options that it makes most commutes a breeze.
Union and Ogilvie Stations
Whether you take the Metra to the suburbs or the Amtrak even further, both Ogilvie and Union Stations are right on the boarder of the West Loop.
Blue Line CTA to O’Hare International Airport
The blue line train runs through West Loop at UIC on Halsted and on Clinton, providing a quick and efficient way to get to O’Hare, taking you anywhere in the world! Skip the unpredictable rush hour traffic on I-294, save your Uber fares, and take the blue line instead!
Green and Pink Line CTA to Rush University Hospital and the Loop
Catch the green and pink line trains the the Loop at Ashland and Ogden, on Clinton and Lake, or at the Morgan Street L station, which has been in operation since the 1800s and is located right on the bustling Restaurant Row strip on Randolph Street. The green line is also a convenient way to Rush Hospital and University.
It seems like half of rush hour traffic is sitting in the downtown area before you even get on the highway. Live in the West Loop and skip it with the nearby highway entrances on nearly every block from Ogden to Van Buren. Hop directly on I-94 or I-294.
If you work from home and don’t commute, the West Loop could still be the most convenient neighborhood for you, too. There’s no shortage of co-working spaces and coffee shops.
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