Getting to Campus

One way we would like to assist you is to make your arrival to Moody as easy as possible. Therefore, the information below is intended to help you as you make plans to travel to Chicago in August. 

Please arrange your travel so that you arrive in Chicago on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 ready to check in on campus between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

If you must arrive before Wednesday, August 14, 2019, you are responsible to secure your lodging (not in the residence halls).

Parking at Moody

If your family will be driving you to move on campus, you may park in the open Lot C located behind the Sweeting Building on Wells St or Lot A located by the Moon Building on Wells. St. After you have parked, please proceed across the street to the Solheim Center to be checked-in. 

Directions to Moody

Please review the directions to Moody Bible Institute. Moody Bible Institute is located at 820 North LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60610 (Google MapsMapquest).

Traveling to Chicago by Car

From the North: I-94 (Edens Expressway) to I-90/94 (Kennedy Expressway) south to Ohio Street (Exit 50B).

From the Northwest: I-90 (Northwest Tollway) to I-90/94 (Kennedy Expressway) south to Ohio Street (Exit 50B).

From the West: I-88 (East-West Tollway) to I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway) to I-90/94 (Kennedy Expressway) north to Ohio Street (Exit 50B).

From the Southwest: I-55 (Stevenson Expressway) to I-90/94 (Kennedy Expressway) north to Ohio Street (Exit 50B).

From the South: I-57 to I-94 (Calumet Expressway) to I-90 (Dan Ryan Expressway) north to Ohio Street (Exit 50B).

From the East: I-80/90 (Indiana Tollway) to I-90 (Chicago Skyway) to I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) north to Ohio Street (Exit 50B) or I-94 north to Ohio Street (Exit 50B).

From Ohio Street (Exit 50B): Turn north (left) onto Orleans Street, turn east (right) onto Chicago Avenue, then turn north (left) onto Wells Street. Visitor parking is available one block north of the campus on the west (left) side of Wells Street in Lot B.

Traveling to Chicago by Bus

The Greyhound Trailways Terminal is located at 630 W. Harrison Street, which is approximately 20 blocks south of Moody. From the terminal, take a taxi north to Chicago Avenue and Wells Street.

Traveling to Chicago by Train

Union Station is located at Adams and Canal Streets, which is approximately 16 blocks from Moody. From the station, take a taxi north to Chicago Avenue and Wells Street.

Traveling to Chicago by Plane (O’Hare Airport)

Your luggage can be picked up on the lower level (Arrivals) of the O’Hare Airport terminal. Once you have your baggage, there are a few different ways to get to Moody. 

  1. Take a taxi. (Cost is approximately $50.)
  2. Take an “Airport Express” van. Cost is $30, and vans run every 10 minutes. They will make stops for other passengers at downtown hotels as well, so this option may take a little bit longer than an individual cab ride. Depending on the traffic, travel time could range from 25 to 60+ minutes. For more information, call (800) 284-3826, or view their Web site at www.airportexpress.com.
  3. If you are one for adventure and can handle carrying your luggage on stairs, take the elevated train (the “L”). Board the “Blue Line” train located in the subway airport terminal under the baggage claim area. Take the train downtown to the Clark/Lake stop. Transfer to the “Brown Line” (toward Kimball). Exit the train at the Chicago stop. Exit down the stairs or elevator and walk one block east to the corner of Chicago and Wells Street. Total travel time is about 45 minutes to one hour. For more CTA travel information, you may call (312) 836-7000, or view their website at www.transitchicago.com.

Traveling to Chicago by Plane (Midway Airport)

There are a few different ways to get to Moody from Midway Airport.

  1. Take a taxi. (Cost is approximately $40.)
  2. Take an “Airport Express” van. Cost is $20, and vans run every 10 minutes. They will make stops for other passengers at downtown hotels as well, so this option may take a little bit longer than an individual cab ride. Depending on the traffic, travel time could range from 20 to 60 minutes. For more information, call 800-284-3826, or view their Web site at www.airportexpress.com.
  3. If you are one for adventure and can handle carrying your luggage on stairs, take the elevated train (the “L”). Take the “Orange Line” train to downtown Chicago. Exit the train at the Library/State/Van Buren stop and transfer to the “Brown Line” train. Exit at the Chicago stop. Exit down the stairs or elevator and walk one block east to the corner of Chicago and Wells Street. Total travel time is about an hour. For more CTA travel information, you may call (312) 836-7000, or view their website at www.transitchicago.com.

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