Visitor Services


     Woodfield Chicago Northwest                                         Chicago Visitor Information                     Travel Tips, Permitted & Prohibited
                                                                                                                         Airline Items - Transportation
     Visitor Center                                                      Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau             Security Administration
     Southwest corner of Meacham Rd. & Woodfield Rd.                     877-CHICAGO 877-244-2246                        866-289-9673
     Located at the Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau
     1375 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 120, Schaumburg, 60173                                                                 Major Airports
     800-847-4849 847-490-1010                                           Chicago Plus – Chicagoland Regional                                            Tourism Information                             Travel Tip:
      The Tom Rivera Visitor Center
     Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed holidays.
                                                                    Tourism Associations
                                                                       312-795-1700                                      Tune into Transportation
                                                                                                                         Publicradio AM 800 within 2.5 miles     of
      Located at the Greater Woodfield
     Brochures, maps, coupons, and personal assistance.                                the airport for parking availability.
                                                                    Destination Marketing                                Schaumburg Woodfield Trolley
      Convention & Visitors Bureau                                  Association International                            847-923-3880
      Southwest Corner of Meacham Rd. & Woodfield Rd.
     Join our eCommunity
                                                                     202-296-7888 Tourism Information                    Midway Airport
                                                                                                                         Free Trolley with stops at the convention center
     Sign up N. Woodfield Rd., Suite 120, Schaumburg Exclusive news,
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                                                                                                                         IKEA, Woodfield Village Green, Woodfield Mall
      800 -847-4849
     events, discounts and offers for subscribers only.                   State of Illinois Tourism Info                 and Streets of Woodfield.$28/$50,
                                                                                                                         Parking: Hourly $4, Daily
     ➢• Follow Monday - Friday Facebook, p.m.,
      Hours: us on MySpace, 9 a.m.-5 & Twitter                       Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association
                                                                          800-2-CONNECT                                  Economy $14. Cell phone lots available
      Closed Holidays
     ➢• Get reviews from real people - attractions, restaurants,     877-4LODGING
                                                                                          to wait Bus
                                                                                                                         Pace for arriving visitors.
        and all the places you want and at
      Brochures, maps, coupons,to go personal assistance.                                                                847-364-PACE(7223)
                                                                         Northern Illinois Association
                                                                    Illinois Restaurant Tourism Development              O’Hare bus transportation. Transportation
                                                                                                                         SuburbanInternational Airport
      Woodfield Chicago                                             800-572-1086
                                                                                                                         to popular attractions and special events.
                                                                                                                         Parking: Valet parking available,
      Northwest Information                                                       Pace Park & Ride Locations
                                                                                                                         Main $30/day, International $50/day,
      Mileage between the                                           Illinois Visitor Alliance                            Hourly $4/3 hours, Blvd., Elk Grove
                                                                                                                         35 Northwest Point Economy $9/$16.Village 60007
                                                                    312-658-1047                                         I 90 & Arlington Heights Rd.
      Chicago Northwest Region and…                                     Tourism Associations
                                                                                                                         Cell phone lots available to wait for
                                  Miles      Kilometers                                                                  arriving visitors.
                                                                                                                         Northwest Transportation Center
      Chicago (downtown)             30              40                  Destination Marketing                           Martingale Rd. & Kimberly Dr.
      O'Hare International Airport 10                16             Travel Information
                                                                       Association International                         Schaumburg 60173
      Midway Airport                 30              50
      Rockford                       64            103                   202-296-7888                                    Travel Tip:
                                                                                                                         Just West of Streets of Woodfield Shopping Center
                                                                    Travel Tips, Permitted & Prohibited
      Springfield                  173             278                             To ensure you make your scheduled flight,
                                                                    Airline Items                                        Amtrak that all domestic and inter-
      Milwaukee, WI                  87            140                                                                   it is suggested
                                                                    Transportation Security Administration               800-872-7245 www.amtrak.comairport
                                                                                                                         national passsengers arrive at the
      St. Louis, MO                294             470                   Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association
                                                                    866-289-9673                                         Long-distance train transportation (Union Station).
                                                                                                                         at least 2 hours prior to flight departure
      Detroit, MI                  293             468                   312-346-3135
                                                                                                    time. Many local hotels offer “Park & Fly”
                                                                                         Metra/RTA include parking at the hotel
                                                                                                                         packages which
      Chicagoland’s Average Temperatures:                           Pre-recorded Road Conditions                         312-836-7000 312-322-6677an overnight
                                                                                                                         (avoiding airport parking fees),
      Spring: 49 degrees Fahrenheit/9 Celsuis
      Chicagoland’s Average Temperatures:                           800-452-IDOT (4368)
                                                                         Illinois Restaurant Association       
                                                                                                                         stay, and a shuttle to get you to the airport
          Winter: 35 degrees Fahrenheit
      Summer: 74 degrees Fahrenheit/23 Celsius                                                   Public transportation information and schedules.
                                                                         800-572-1086                                    on-time and stress-free.
          Summer: 76 Fahrenheit/11 Celsius
      Fall: 53 degreesdegrees Fahrenheit                                                                                 Transportation to downtown Chicago by rail and
                                                                                     Visit for
                                                                                                                         bus (Olgivie Transportation Center/Northwest
      Winter: 22 degrees Fahrenheit/-5 Celsius
      Weather Line: 312-976-1616                                    Major Airports                                       available Station).
                                                                                                                         & Union packages.
      Time Zone: Central Standard Time
      Time forWeather Line: 312-976-1616
      Call & Time: 312-976-1616
                                                                         Illinois Visitor Alliance
                                                                    Travel Tip: Tune to radio AM 800 within 2.5
      Time Zone: Central Standard Time                                  312-658-1047                                     Metra Rail Train
      Standard Gratuity: 15-20%                                     miles of the airport for parking availability.
      Standard Gratuity: 15-20%                                                           Regional Line
                                                                                                                         Milwaukee WestAirports
      Emergency: Dial 9-1-1
      Emergency: Dial 9 -1-1                                                                                             Serves the local communities of Hanover Park,
                                                                    Midway Airport                                       Schaumburg, Roselle, Itasca, & Wood Dale.
                                                                    773-838-0600 Information                             Chicago Executive Airport
                                                                                                                         Arrives/Departs from Union Station, Chicago
      Travel Tip:                                                   Parking: Hourly $4, Daily $25/$50, Economy
                                                                          Pre-recorded Road Conditions                   Metra Rail Train
      Chicago Visitors Information
      Illinois has instituted a state-wide ban on smoking in        $12 Cell phone lots available to wait for arriving
                                                                                                                         Schaumburg Regional Airport
                                                                                                                         Union Pacific Northwest Line
                                                                          800-452-IDOT (4368)
      public places including bars, restaurants, public buildings                                                        Serves the local communities of Palatine,
      Chicago Convention &                                      
                                                                                                                         Arlington Park, Arlington Heights,is&8Mount
      and workplaces. There are some exceptions including
      Tourism Bureau                                                O’Hare International Airport                         The Schaumburg Regional Airport       miles
      retail tobacco shops and some hotel rooms.                                                                         Prospect. Arrives/Departs from Olgivie
      877-CHICAGO                                                   773-686-2200                                         west of O’Hare International Airport.
                                                                                                                         Transportation Center, Chicago.
      Visit for more information.
      877-244-2246                                                                                 Parking: Valet parking available, Main $26/day,
                                                                    International $30/day, Hourly $4/3 hours,            Transportation
      Chicago Plus                                                  Economy $9/$13 Cell phone lots available to wait
      312-795-1700                                                  for arriving visitors.                               Travel Tip: When traveling from either                                                                                           Chicagoland airport to the suburban areas
                                                                                                                         by taxi cab, make sure to request a suburban
                                           Regional Airports                                                             taxi by calling the reservation line directly.
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             Woodfield Chicago Northwest Convention Bureau                                                               You will save money and get a driver who is
                                                                    Schaumburg Regional Airport                          familiar with suburban routes & destinations.
      State of Illinois Tourism                                     847-985-9777

Free Shopping District                              Public Transportation                                    303 Taxi & Limo
Trolley System                                                                                               303 Taxi provides an uncommon level of
                                                    800-872-7245                              professional taxi services for your corporations,
Free Schaumburg Woodfield Trolley
                                                    Long distance train transportation (Union Station).      schools and events.
Mon.-Fri. 12p.m.-9p.m. (Every 28 -34 minutes)       Metra/RTA                                                Airport Express
Sat. 10a.m.-9p.m. (Every 20-25 minutes)             312-836-7000 312-322-6777,             800-284-3826
Sun. 11a.m.-6p.m. (Every 28-34 minutes)                                          Our affordable airport shuttles provide transfers
                                                    Public transportation information and schedules.         to and from O’Hare and Midway Airports 7 days
No service on Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas.
                                                    Transportation to downtown Chicago by rail and           a week, 365 days a year.
                                                    bus (Olgivie Transportation Center/Northwest &
                                                    Union Station).                                          All-Star Cab Dispatch Inc.
                                                                                                             (Northwest) 847-658-1555, (Southwest)
                                                    Metra Rail Train - Milwaukee West Line                   630-787-9200
                                                    Serves the local communities of Hanover Park,            Livery quality service at affordable taxi rates
                                                    Schaumburg, Roselle, Itasca & Wood Dale.                 along with on-time (automated GPS Dispatching
                                                    Arrives/Departs from Union Station, Chicago.             and Vehicle Tracking) and reliable ground
                                                                                                             transportation. All major credit cards are
                                                    Metra Rail Train - Union Pacific                         accepted with a $10.00 minimum.
                                                    Northwest Line
                                                    Serves the local communities of Palatine, Arlington      American Taxi Dispatch Inc.
                                                    Park, Arlington Heights, & Mount Prospect. Arrives/      847-253-4411
                                                    Departs from Olgivie Transportation Center, Chicago.     American Taxi Dispatch, Inc., with over 900
                                                                                                             taxicabs, is the largest Suburban Taxi Dispatch
                                                    Pace                                                     Service in the country.
                                                    Suburban bus transportation. Transportation to           Transportation –
                                                    popular attractions and special events.                  Limousines/Coaches/
                                                    Pace Park & Ride Locations
                                                    Elk Grove Village - 35 Northwest Point Blvd.,
                                                                                                             All American Luxury Car Service
                                                    Elk Grove Village, 60007
                                                    I 90 & Arlington Heights Rd.
                                                                                                             For special occasions, we have your special
                                                                                                             limo. Professional and reliable service at
                                                    Pace Northwest Transportation Center –                   affordable prices. Call for a quote. Your luxury
                                                    Martingale Rd. & 1730 Kimberly Dr., Schaumburg
                                                                                                             car awaits you.
                                                    Just west of The Streets of Woodfield Shopping Center.
                                                                                                             American Sightseeing
                                                    Transportation –                                         312-251-3100
                                                    Taxis & Shuttles                                         The world’s leader in sightseeing tours,
                                                                                                             ground transportation, charter services, airport
                                                                                                             transfers and convention services.
                                                    Travel Tip:
                                                    When traveling from either Chicagoland
                                                                                                             Boston Coach
                                                    airport to the suburban areas by taxi cab,
                                                    be sure to request a suburban taxi by
                                                                                                             Ground transportation for leisure and business
                                                    calling the reservation line of any major taxi
                                                                                                             travelers worldwide. Sedans, limousines, vans,
                                                    company directly. You will save money and
                                                                                                             SUVs and motor coaches for executive, group
                                                    get a driver who is familiar with suburban
                                                                                                             transportation and road show services.
                                                    routes and destinations.

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