Navy Pier is easily accessible via public transportation, an affordable and convenient way to travel to the Pier.
Several CTA buses service Navy Pier directly from Metra and other rail stations as well as “L” stops. Navy Pier is also a pick-up and drop-off point for several sightseeing tour buses. Seasonally, water taxis to and from Navy Pier provide a scenic option of getting from one destination to the next.
Public Transportation Options
Metra commuter rail is a convenient travel alternative. Take Metra and then transfer to CTA buses to come directly to Navy Pier. Use CTA bus #124 from Union/Ogilvie Stations and Millennium Station and CTA bus #29 from LaSalle Street Station and Millennium Station. Visit www.rtachicago.com to plan your trip.
The CTA provides five bus lines serving Navy Pier daily. These are #29 State, #65 Grand, #66 Chicago, #124 Navy Pier (serving Metra lines from Millennium Station, Ogilvie and Union Stations) and #2 Hyde Park Express (during weekday morning and evening rush hours only). All buses are equipped with bike racks and are ADA accessible. For more information, call the CTA at 1-888-968-7282 or visit www.transitchicago.com
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) serves the Chicagoland region and provides a variety of different routes directly to Navy Pier. The RTA trip planner makes it easy to use CTA, Metra and Pace buses and trains with real-time next bus and next train travel information. Visit www.rtachicago.org for all the latest transit information and to access the RTA trip planner to find the best way to Navy Pier.
Uber and Lyft
Navy Pier has three convenient taxi drop-off and pick-up points. One is at the west end of Navy Pier, serving Dock Street and the Family Pavilion. At the mid-point, Entrance 1 serves the west end of Festival Hall, RIVA, and WBEZ Radio. Entrance 2 serves the east end of Festival Hall, the Grand Ballroom and the Navy Pier Beer Garden.
Big Bus Sightseeing
Big Bus Sightseeing Tours stop and pick up near Navy Pier’s front entrance. Capture Chicago’s iconic sights with Big Bus Tours. Our open-top sightseeing buses grant you exceptional views of the city’s most iconic landmarks and attractions. Click here for more information.