Nuclear Engineering Division

Workshop on "Decay Spectroscopy at CARIBU: Advanced Fuel Cycle Applications, Nuclear Structure and Astrophysics"

April 14-16, 2011, Argonne National Laboratory



The following means of transportation are available for getting to Argonne.


Argonne is located within 25 miles of two major Chicago airports: O'Hare International and Midway.

For directions from the airports to Argonne, see Workshop Venue

Car Rental Agencies

There are various car rentals available from the airports.

Alamo 800-327-9633
Avis 800-331-1212 (O'Hare)
800-831-2847 (Midway)
Budget 800-527-0700
Dollar 800-800-4000
Enterprise 800-566-9249 (Midway)
Hertz 800-654-3131
National 800-328-4567 (O'Hare)
800-227-7368 (Midway)
Thrifty 800-527-7075 (Midway)


In general, limousine transportation to Argonne from the aiports is less expensive than a taxi or car rental.

A-1 Limousine 630-833-3788
Hinsdale United Limousine Service 630-455-7003
My Chauffeur (Formerly American Limousine) 800-244-6200
United Limousine 800-826-0341 (Outside of Illinois)
800-331-9037 (Within Illinois)
West Suburban Travelers Limousine 630-668-9600

Railway Information

Amtrak arrives at Chicago's Union Station. From the Union Station, you can take the Metra to the Westmont station (or Lemont Station), which is near Argonne.

Amtrak for Chicago arrival (800/USA-RAIL) 800-872-7245
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) 888-968-7282
Metra Railways 312-322-6777
Union Station, Chicago 312-322-4269
Westmont Station, Westmont 630-968-1259
Lemont Station, Lemont  

Bus Services

The following buses are available to Argonne.

Pace Bus Route 715 (Westmont Station to Argonne) 847-364-7223
Argonne / University of Chicago Shuttle 630-252-5555

Taxi Services

Taking a taxi from the Westmont or Lemont Stations is a short ride.

Checker Taxi 312-243-2537
Walley Cab 312-225-5411
Yellow Cab Co. 312-829-4222
Courtesy Taxi (serving the Westmont Station) 630-968-1323


Should you have any questions about the workshop, please direct inquiries to the organizers.


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