Transportation from Midway and O'Hare Airports
Airport Express Shuttle to Downtown from O'Hare: $25 one-way/$46 roundtrip.
Airport Express Shuttle to Downtown from Midway:$20 one-way/$36 roundtrip.
Phone 888/2TheVan or go to www.airportexpress.com
Omega Shuttle to/from Hyde Park: $30 from O'Hare, $17 from Midway.
Phone 773/483-6634 or go to www.omegashuttle.com
Taxi fare to Downtown: $40-$50 from O'Hare; $30-$35 from Midway.
Taxi fare to Hyde Park: $60-$65 from O'Hare: $17-$20 from Midway.
All prices subject to change. Please check with the provider.
Directions by Car
The McCormick Theological Seminary Building is located in Hyde Park at 5460 S. University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615.
From the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94): Take Exit 57B Garfield Boulevard (55th Street). Go east on 55th several miles. As you continue east, you will cross Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and will travel through Harold Washington Park. After the park, continue east by turning right onto 55th Street. Take 55th to University Avenue. Turn north (left) onto University Avenue after Greenwood Avenue. University Avenue is a one-way street northbound. The entrance to McCormick's parking lot will be about a half block up University Avenue on your left.
From Lake Shore Drive (Southbound): Exit at 53rd Street and continue west on 53rd to Woodlawn. Turn south (left) on Woodlawn. Turn south (left) on Woodlawn. Turn right on E. 54th Place, which is between 54th and 55th streets. McCormick's parking lot will be straight ahead.
From the Chicago Skyway (I-90): Exit at Stony Island Avenue. Continue north on Stony Island until the street ends at E. 56th Street (a stop sign). Turn left at the stop sign, go under the Metra tracks, and then make an immediate right at the next stop sign (Lake Park Blvd.). Make an immediate left onto E. 55th Street, continuing to University Avenue. (There is a fire station at University and 55th). Turn right onto University (a one-way street). McCormick's parking lot is approximately a half block up University on the left.
From the Stevenson Expressway (I-55): Follow I-55 to Lake Shore Drive. Exit south and stay on Lake Shore Drive SOUTH to 53rd Street. Go west on 53rd Street to Woodlawn Ave. Turn south (left) on Woodlawn. Turn right on E. 54th Place, which is between 54th and 55th streets. McCormick's parking lot will be straight ahead.
Directions by Public Transportation
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Bus from the Loop: Board on southbound No. 6 (Jackson Park Express) bus on State Street between Lake (200 N.) and Jackson (300 S.) Transfer at 55th Street to a westbound No. 55 (Garfield-55th Street) bus and ride to Woodlawn Avenue. Walk one block west on 55th Street to University Avenue. The building is located behind the Lutheran School of Theology at 5460 S. University Ave. The fare is $2 for each leg unless you purchase a transit card beforehand. Cards can be purchased at any train station (minimum $2). CTA no longer provides transfers on the bus.
Chicago Transit Authority Red Line - Dan Ryan "L": Purchase a CTA card on a southbound Red Line on State Street in the Loop. Transfer at Garfield (55th Street) to an eastbound No. 55 (Garfield-55th Street) bus and ride to Woodlawn Avenue. Walk one block west on 55th Street to University Avenue. The building is located behind the Lutheran School of Theology at 5460 S. University. The fare, including automatic transfer with purchase of transit card is $2.
Metra Electric Line (Illinois Central): Board a South Chicago Train at either Randolph and Michigan or Van Buren and Michigan. Make sure it stops at the 55-56-57th Street stop. Walk west on 57th Street to University Avenue. Walk three blocks north. The building is located behind the Lutheran School of Theology at 5460 S. University. The fare is $2.15.