TAXIS SERVING SOUTH SHORE STATIONS
NICTD is providing this list as a service to our passengers and should not be interpreted as an endorsement of any taxi company.
Classic Taxi: 219-322-8758
Gary, East Chicago, Hammond – cash/credit card
TSI-Yellow Cab of Northwest Indiana: 219-932-9999
Michigan City to Hegewisch – cash/credit/debit cards
Triple A Express and Taxi: 219-972-3233
Gary, East Chicago, Hammond, Hegewisch – cash only
Checker Cab: 219-678-8796
Portage, Gary, East Chicago, Hammond, Hegewisch – cash only
Quick Cab: 219-874-0000
All stations except S. Bend, Hudson Lake & Hammond – cash only
Krazy Cab of NWI, Inc: 219-962-4949 or 219-759-3000
Dune Park thru Gary - cash/credit/debit cards
Class A Cab: 219-680-8222
East Chicago & Hammond - cash/credit/debit cards
Yellow Cab of LaPorte Co: 219-879-8999
Lake, LaPorte, and Porter counties - cash/credit/debit cards
Amtrak makes getting to your destination an enjoyable, memorable part of
the the trip. We provide you with information about your train,
station stops, and area attractions. Use the search feature,
regional maps, and 'Fast Fare Finder' on our website to plan your route,
activities, and schedule. Find out which trains serve your
destination, and the wonderful on-board amenities that Amtrak provides.
"Chicago is one of the few cities in
the world that provides rapid transit service to two major airports. From
the downtown area the CTA's Blue Line takes customers to O'Hare
International Airport in about 40 minutes and the Orange Line takes
customers to Midway Airport in about 30 minutes. The CTA operates the nation's second
largest public transportation system and covers the City of Chicago and 38
surrounding suburbs. On an average weekday, 1.5 million rides are taken on
"Scheduled ground transportation to and from Chicago area
"Strategically located, the Gary/Chicago Airport offers convenient
access to Chicagoland, popular destinations in Northwest Indiana and key
business centers in America. Within minutes from I-90, I-80/94,
I-65, US-12, US-20 and commuter rail service, Gary/Chicago Airport
provides an easy, hassle-free alternative to air transportation
"The GCM Travel site provides travelers with up-to-date information
in order to make informed travel decisions. To this effect, it
provides available information about current traffic conditions and links
to other sites which pertain to transportation related issues in the
"GPTC operates 13 routes. Ten that stay within the corporate limits
of the city and three that travel to other communities. Our
number one priority is getting you where you have to go, whether it is
work, school, errands or for pleasure. We are also a convenient way to
connect with PACE, East Chicago Transit, Hammond Transit, CTA and the
Valparaiso Bus Service
The V-Line provides service on the Orange Line linking Valparaiso University Student Center to Dune Park station in Chesterton from Friday to Sunday. For bus schedules and fares, call (219) 476-9393 or click the link above.
"There are a lot of interesting, educational and just plain fun
things to do in Northeast Illinois and Metra can get you where you want to
go. The 495-mile Metra system serves 230 stations in the counties of
Cook, DuPage, Lake, Will, McHenry and Kane. On Metra you can reach Chicago's beautiful lakefront, museums, zoos,
sporting events, shops and restaurants, concerts, special events, schools
and colleges as well as quaint, historic suburbs and small towns."
Michigan City Transit
The Michigan City Transit operates bus service to several destinations within the city limits including the Carroll Avene and 11th Street train stations.
"Pace, the suburban bus division of the Regional Transportation
Authority, provides fixed bus routes, Dial-a-Ride services, vanpools and
special-event buses throughout Chicago's six-county suburban region.
The agency is the 14th largest bus service in the United States and
Bend Regional Airport
"South Bend Regional Airport is the only airport in the United States
to have developed a multi-modal transportation center offering air,
intercity rail and interstate bus service all at one convenient
location. At South Bend Regional, passengers have the option of
traveling on any one of the four major airlines that offer connections to
destinations around the world through ten hub cities: Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando/Sanford, St. Petersburg/Clearwater/Tampa Bay, Phoenix/Mesa and Punta Gorda."
"Getting around South Bend and Mishawaka is easier now than ever with
TRANSPO. For work, school or shopping, TRANSPO is your smart
choice. Enjoy our low-fares -- a major cost savings over operating
and parking a car. Ride in comfort in our clean, dependable
buses. Get around downtown South Bend in our quiet, electric BOLT
(Battery Operated Local Transit) shuttle. Take advantage of our extensive route system that can get you just about
anywhere you want to go in South Bend and Mishawaka. While you're at
it, you'll be sharing a ride with others, doing your part to help conserve
energy, and reducing emissions into the air."
For the lastest CTA Blue Line "customer alerts" affecting travel to and from O'Hare Airport please visit the CTA web site by clicking here. South Shore Line to MILLENNIUM station - Straight ahead from top of stairs leaving station, walk 3 blocks west along Randolph St. to DEARBORN Street, then areound corner to your left. Go downstairs to subway. Follow overhead signs that say O'Hare. Take any train marked O'hare. Ride to O'HARE station (end of line) about 40 minutes. ** Return: In airport terminals, follow overhead signs Trains to city. In station, follow flashing yellow light to find the train that is loading passengers. Get off at WASHINGTON. ** This trip is wheelchair accessible.
5600 S. Cicero Ave.
For the lastest CTA Orange Line "customer alerts" affecting travel to and from Midway Airport please visit the CTA web site by clicking here. South Shore Line to MILLENNIUM STATION (aka Randolph St) - Straight ahead from top of stairs leaving station, walk 1 block west along Randolph Street to WABASH Avenue, then up into station. Follow orange signs that say Midway. Take train marked with orange signs Midway. Ride to MIDWAY station (end of line), about 30 minutes. Follow signs and take overhead passage to airport terminal (about one-quarter mile). ** Return: (Note: On Sundays last train from Midway is at 11:30 p.m.) Get off at RANDOLPH/WABASH. ** This trip is not wheelchair accessible.
Serving Goshen/Elkhart with connecting service thru Transpo in Mishawaka to the South Bend Airport and South Shore trains.