Methods to get to the

The Palmer House is located at 17 East Monroe Street, in "The Loop" area of downtown Chicago.

The Palmer House Hilton Address:
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL  60603
Phone: 312-726-7500

Arriving by Air:

from O'Hare
The Blue line will take you into the city. Take the Blue Line to the Monroe/Dearborn stop. Exit to street level and take Monroe east to The Palmer House.
Cost: $3.00
To return to O'Hare, take the Blue Line at the Monroe/Dearborn stop and reverse the previous directions.

Taxi from O'Hare
From O'Hare International Airport, one of the readily available taxis outside the baggage claim level can transport you to downtown Chicago and The Palmer House in about 25 minutes, traffic permitting.
Cost: $ Price - based on time & traffic.
Operating hours: 24 hours a day; taxis are readily available.

Airport Limo from O'Hare
From O'Hare International Airport, the airport shuttle bus takes you direct from the baggage claim level to downtown Chicago and The Palmer House in about one hour.
Operator: Continental Airport Express
Cost: $45.00
Operating hours: 6:00 am to 11:00 pm, every 15 minutes
Remember to purchase a round trip ticket to get a discount.

from Midway
The Orange line will take you into the city. Take the Orange line "around the Loop" and get off at the Adams/Wabash stop. Exit to street level go North and walk past Miller's Pub on the left to the entrance of The Palmer House.
Cost: $3.00
To return to Midway, take the Orange Line at the Adams/Wabash stop and reverse the previous directions.

Taxi from Midway
From Midway International Airport, taxis are available to take you directly to The Palmer House. The journey normally takes around 20 minutes from the airport to the hotel entrance.
Cost: $ Price - based on time & traffic.
Operating hours: 24 hours a day; taxis are readily available.

Airport Limo from Midway
From Midway International Airport, the airport shuttle bus takes you direct from the baggage claim level to downtown Chicago and The Palmer House in about one hour.
Operator: Continental Airport Express
Cost: $45.00
Operating hours: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm, every 15 minutes

Arriving by Train:

from Union Station
Exiting from the Adams Street exit, walk 4 blocks towards the lake (East) and at the Elevated go South on Wells to the Quincy/Wells Station. Take the Orange line "around the Loop" and get off at the Adams/Wabash stop. Walk North past Miller's Pub on the left to the entrance to The Palmer House.
Cost: $3.00
To return to Union Station, the best Option is to take the Red Line at Monroe to the Washington Library stop, transfer to the Orange Line, exit at the Quincy/Wells Station, walk North on Wells to Adams Street, and follow Adams Street to the Union Station..

Taxi from Union Station
From the Train Station, one of the readily available taxis can transport you to downtown Chicago and The Palmer House in about 10 minutes. Operating hours: 24 hours a day; taxis are readily available.
Cost: $ Price - based on time & traffic.

BUS from Union Station
From the Train Station, exit the South-East corner and cross Jackson St.

Arriving by Car:

Driving Directions:

From the North, Northwest, or O'Hare Airport:
Follow I-90 / 94 East. Take I-190 to I-90/94 east (Kennedy Expressway). Take I-90/94 to Monroe Street exit, turn left on Monroe Street (East) , Approximately 8 blocks to The Palmer House. Hotel main entrance is on the right.

From the East or South:
Follow I-90 / 94 West. Exit I-94 at Monroe St, turn right (East), 8 blocks to The Palmer House. Hotel main entrance is on the right.

From the West:
Follow I-88 East to I-290 East. I-290 becomes Congress Parkway and intersects with So. State St.. Turn left on State Street and go North 4 blocks to Monroe. Turn right on Monroe and arrive at The Palmer House main hotel entrance.

From the South or Midway Airport:
Follow I-55 or I-57 North to I-94 West to Chicago. Exit I-94 at Monroe St, turn right (East), 8 blocks to The Palmer House. The main hotel entrance is on the right.

Parking:

Valet Parking of The Palmer House is Market Price per night.
Surface parking/Garages are available at a premium cost

Recently MBAAI has arranged for discounts at nearby Parking Garages, check the MBAAI website and conference materials for details!