Directions & Transportation

Soldier Field is located near the Chicago downtown area. Soldier Field’s address is 1410 S. Museum Campus Drive, Chicago, IL 60605. Directions are below from various major highways.

Directions & Parking Map

Directions Via Mapquest


Public Transportation


Soldier field is easily accessible by the CTA Red, Green, and Orange Lines at the Roosevelt Station (3/4 mile walk to stadium entrance) CTA bus route #146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express also provides a connection from Roosevelt Station to the stadium entrance on McFetridge Drive From Memorial Day to Labor Day, CTA bus route #130 Museum Campus provides service from downtown Metra stations to Soldier Field, Adler Planetarium, and Northerly Island


For Bears fans coming from the South Side or south suburbs, the “Bears Extra” train on the Metra Electric Line will once again serve fans during home games. On Sundays when the Bears game at Soldier Field is scheduled to start at noon, an extra train will depart University Park at 9:30 a.m. The train will make all stops between University Park and Kensington as well as stops at the 59th Street, 55th-56th-57th Street, and 51st/53rd Street stations. The train’s next stop is the 18th Street Station (10:21 a.m.), a short walking distance from Soldier Field. For games with evening start times, inbound trains 132, 236 and 136 will make an extra stop at 18th Street. For the trip home, an extra outbound train will depart the Museum Campus/11th Street Station approximately 30 minutes after all games.  

Bears fans from the west, north and northwest suburbs riding Metra into Chicago Union Station or Ogilvie Transportation Center can board the CTA’s #128 Express for a quick trip to Soldier Field. Buses will depart from Metra's Ogilvie Transportation Center (southbound on Clinton at Madison) and Union Station (bus stop on Jackson east of Canal) and run express to Soldier Field. CTA express service starts 90 minutes before kickoff and resumes for an hour after the game on a load-and-go basis. The roundtrip bus service costs only $5.  
Bears fans arriving at Metra’s LaSalle Street Station on the Rock Island Line should walk east on Van Buren to State Street and take the CTA’s #146 bus to Soldier Field. 

Driving from I-55:
Take I-55, the Stevenson Expressway, northbound to Lake Shore Drive/Highway 41 North. Take LSD north to the 18th Drive exit.

Driving from I-290:
Take I-290, the Eisenhower Expressway, east to Congress Parkway. Take Congress Parkway to Columbus Drive. Turn right and take Columbus Drive south to the 18th Drive exit.

Driving from I-90/94:
Take I-90/94, the Dan Ryan Expressway, north to the Lake Shore Drive/22nd street exit. Stay to the right and exit to LSD. Take LSD/Highway 41 north to the 18th Drive exit.

Driving from I-94:
Take I-94, the Kennedy Expressway, south to the Congress Parkway exit. Follow Congress Parkway to Columbus Drive. Turn right on Columbus Drive and follow Columbus south to the 18th Drive exit.

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